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Sperm

The male sex cells produced in the testes.

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Testes

The two male reproductive glands located in the scrotum.

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Testosterone

A hormone produced by the testes that affect the production of sperm, the development of male secondary sex characteristics, and the sex drive.

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Scrotum

The external sac of skin in which the testes are located.

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Penis

The male organ through which sperm and urine leave the body.

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Ejaculation

The ejection of semen through the penis.

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Ova

The female sex cells, or eggs.

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Ovaries

The two female reproductive glands, located one on each side of the body, a few inches below the waist.

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Estrogen

A hormone produced by the ovaries that regulates the the development of female secondary sex characteristics and control the sex drive.

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Progesterone

A hormone produced by the ovaries that control the development of the endometrium during the menstrual cycle and helps to maintain the uterus during pregnancy.

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Ovulation

The release of one or more eggs from an ovary.

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Fallopian Tubes

One of two narrow tubes through which eggs pass from the ovaries to the uterus.

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Uterus

A hollow, muscular organ located between the ovaries and behind the urinary bladder, in which a fertilized egg grows and develops.

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Vagina

The passage leading from the cervix to the outside of the body; also known as the birth canal.

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Chlamydia

A common bacterial STD that may have no symptoms and if untreated can cause infections of the urinary tract in men and infections of the reproductive organs in women.

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Genital Herpes

An incurable viral STD that produces painful blisters around the genital area.

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Genital Wart

Warts in the genital area that are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV).

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Gonorrhea

A bacterial STD that infects the urinary tract of males and females and the reproductive organs of females.

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Hepatitis B

A sexually transmitted disease that attacks the liver.

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Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

The virus that causes genital warts.

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Pubic Live

Tiny insects that infest the hair around the genitals; crab lice.

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Syphilis

A serious bacterial STD that progresses through several stages.

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AIDS

Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: a fatal disease of the immune system that is caused by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); it is characterized by very low levels of certain T cells and the appearance of one or more opportunistic diseases.

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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

The virus that causes AIDS.

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