Class 10 Biology How Do Organisms Reproduce Sexual Reproduction in Human beings

Sexual Reproduction in Human beings

  • Sexual reproduction is the only mode of reproduction
  • Period during which the rate of general body growth slows down & reproductive tissues starts maturing is termed as Puberty/ Adolescence
  • A human male reaches puberty at 13-14 years, whereas a female reaches the same around 11-13 years

                                 

 

Following changes are observed during Puberty:

Male

  • Thick hair growth under armpits & genital area
  • Facial hair
  • Change in voice
  • Occasional Penis enlargement

Female

  • Start of menstruation cycle
  • Breast enlargement
  • Hair growth under armpits & genital area

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