Lesson 15.3 Crossword


2.a duct through which milk is secreted and which opens at the nipple
8.the narrow, lower end of the uterus that has the opening through which a baby passes during childbirth
9.the process by which oocytes, or female gametes, are generated
10.tubes in which the oocyte is fertilized; begin at the lateral end of the ovary and go up and around the ovary to terminate at the top lateral portion of the uterus
11.a smaller set of skin folds inside the labia majora
12.the sequence of events associated with maturation and release of an oocyte
13.egg cell


1.the milk-producing glands in the female
2.two skin folds posterior to the mons pubis that lie parallel on either side of the vaginal opening
3.the monthly cycle of changes that the uterus undergoes; includes the menstrual, proliferative, and secretory phases
4.a cylindrical body of erectile tissue that lies at the anterior end of the vulva
5.the release of an oocyte, or egg, from the ovarian follicle
6.a thin-walled, tubular structure below the uterus; birth canal
7.a hollow, muscular organ located in front of the rectum and behind the bladder; the womb

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