Child Development word meanings.

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The Placenta

An organ that provides the baby with vitamins and minerals and removes waste for the foetus. (afterbirth)

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Where the baby develops and grows.

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Amniotic Sac

Protects the baby and keeps the babies temperature,  foetus develops in this.

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Umbilical Cord

Links the foetus to the placenta.

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Name given to fertilized egg after fertilization.

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After 8 weeks a embryo is now called a foetus.

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During intercourse, sperm are deposited here.

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Prostate Gland and Seminal Vesicles.

Glands that add fluid to the sperm to form semen, provides energy for the sperm.

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Produces sperm.

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A bag of skin containing two testes, hangs outside the body.

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It ejaculates semen into the vagina during intercourse (sometimes)

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This protects the penis, sometimes removed for medical or religions reasons. (circumcision)

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Sperm tube

Sperm travels through this from the testes to the urethra.

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A tube that transports semen and urine out of the body.

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