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by:Megan Matela


Facts : Endocrine system

endocrine system- a chemical communication system that controls many body functions

Gland - a group of cells or organs that secretes a substance

Each hormone has a specific job.

endocrine system

Facts:Male Reproductive System

Penis: the external sexual organ

Scrotum: muscular sac that contains the testes.

Epididymis: located behind each testicle , a network of tubes in which sperm mature and are stored

male reproductive system

Facts:female reproductive system

Ovaries: contains the ova, or eggs and produce hormones.

Uterus: shelters and nourishes the fetus.

Cervix: opening of the uterus

Menstruation: when the lining material,the unfertilized egg, and some blood flow out of the body

Female Reproductive System

Pregnancy and labor

umbilical cord : a rope like structure that connects the embryo and the mother's placenta

Fetus: a developing baby from the end of the eighth week after fertilization until birth.

Ultrasound: a test that produces an image on a screen by reflecting sound waves off the body's outer structures.

pregnant diagram


STD s are infections that are spread from person to person through sexual contact

Most STD s have either very mild or no symptoms.

Many STD s are spread only through sexual contact.


HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus) the virus that causes AIDS.

AIDS(acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) A deadly disease that interferes with the body's natural ability to fight infection.

Carrier - A person who appears healthy, but is infected with HIV and can pass it on to others.

hiv/aids prevention


The best way to avoid getting an STD is to abstain from sexual activity.

communicate your limits to a date.

know how to respond to pressure.

abstinence helps

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