The Endocrine and Reproductive Systems

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Eggs produced by the ovaries are carried into the uterus by the fallopian tubes.


Several glands add fluids to the sperm to form semen as it passes through the vas deferens.


The ovaries are part of the endocrine system.


The endocrine system plays an important role in the body by influencing every organ and cell.


The female reproductive organs are located in the __________ region of the body.


Fertilized eggs mature into a baby within the cervix.


Insulin is a chemical that is produced by the __________ and controls __________.

Pancreas . . . blood sugar

Hormones are chemicals secreted and regulated by the endocrine system.


Which part of the female reproductive system provides the opening for sperm to enter the body and babies to exit the body?


Where does a fertilized egg spend the majority of its time?

The fertilized egg spends the vast majority of its time in the uterus, where it matures into a fetus.

What is one similarity between the male and female reproductive systems?

Together, male and female reproductive systems include the cells and structures required to create new life.

The endocrine system works with the __________ to coordinate and regulate the body.

Nervous system

Sperm cells are stored in a tube at the back of each testicle called the epididymis.


How does the structure of the female reproductive system differ from the male reproductive system?

A good portion of the male reproductive system is actually external to the body, while the female reproductive system is fully contained in the body.

What is the role of the adrenal gland in the body?

The adrenal glands are attached to each kidney where they regulate both salt and water levels in the body. In addition, they control the stress response in difficult situations.

The ovaries are glands specific to males.


Describe some of the factors that can cause hormone levels to fluctuate.

The levels of hormones in the body can vary depending on stress, infections, fluid levels, and mineral balance.

What is the overall purpose of the menstrual cycle?

The main purpose of the menstrual cycle is to remove unfertilized eggs from the female body. This purging of the unfertilized eggs prepares the uterus for the next opportunity for fertilization.

The cardiovascular system, which transports blood through the body, is a one-way system.


What respiratory structure controls breathing?


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