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The Reproductive System: How Gonads Go
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The Reproductive System: How Gonads Go

When we’re born, we each have one half of the parts needed to produce another human being. But they’re not ready for reproduction until after we reach puberty, when female and male systems complete development. The human system is only one variation of sexual reproduction in the animal kingdom. Find out more.

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Breakdown of the Male Reproductive System

Breakdown of the Male Reproductive System

Male reproductive organs are found both inside and outside the body. Learn about those organs and their specific functions in the system’s main purpose: producing and delivering sperm. More...

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Sophia Learning
Breakdown of the Female Reproductive System

Breakdown of the Female Reproductive System

Sometimes a simple diagram is the best way to explore a topic, especially if it’s explained and labeled while you watch. In this case, it’s the parts of the female reproductive system. More...

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Sophia Learning
Female Reproductive System Facts

Female Reproductive System Facts

The female reproductive system is designed to produce ova, aka female gametes. But that’s only a fraction of the story. Check out this comprehensive info. More...

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The Nemours Foundation
It Was Brawn Over Beauty in Human Mating Competition, Anthropologist Says

It Was Brawn Over Beauty in Human Mating Competition, Anthropologist Says

For much of human existence, females picked mates based on their competitive edge in interactions with other males. Strength and aggression, it seems, counted more than a handsome face. Read on. More...

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Science Daily
Male Reproductive System Facts

Male Reproductive System Facts

Do you know what the epididymis is? Or the purpose of the vas deferens? Find out the answers to these questions about the male reproductive system — and more. More...

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The Nemours Foundation
OB/GYN

OB/GYN

Meet Dr. Samantha Kaplan, an obstetrician gynecologist. On a busy day she may deliver up to 11 babies. But that’s not all. Find out about her other duties in these videos. More...

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CareerGirls
Quiz: Reproductive System

Quiz: Reproductive System

What is the name of the cell produced by fertilization? Which layer of the uterus is shed during menstruation? If you know the answer to these questions, you might be ready to take this quiz. More...

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Dr. Grass
Reproduction

Reproduction

Explore this comprehensive guide to the human reproductive system. Use the activity to drive the processes of puberty, fertilization and fetal development. Then, test your knowledge with a quiz. More...

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BBC

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