Which of these male accessory ducts transports both sperm cells and urine?
Viable sperm production is optimal below the body's core temperature.
Formation of a secondary oocyte occurs during __________.
Which hormone promotes the formation of secondary sex characteristics such as the appearance of pubic, axillary, and facial hair; enhanced hair growth on the chest; and a deepening voice?
Which gland is NOT matched with its type of secretion?
urethra: clear, viscous mucus that neutralizes urine
correct matching type and secretion
seminal vesicles: 70% of seminal volume
prostate gland: milky, acidic semen
bulbourethral glands: lubricating secretion
Human egg and sperm are similar in that ________.
same # of chromosomes
Erection of the penis results from ________.
a parasympathetic reflex
What part of the female system is the usual site of fertilization of the ovulated oocyte?
uterine (fallopian) tube
Which layer of the uterus is made of smooth muscle?
The release of __________ encourages sustentocytes to release __________.
follicle-stimulating hormone; androgen-binding protein
Which layer of the uterus is the site for implantation of a fertilized egg?
stratum functionalis of the endometrium
During what phase of the female’s uterine cycle is the uterine lining shed?
During the secretory phase of the menstrual cycle ________.
progesterone levels are at their highest
Normally menstruation occurs when ________.
blood levels of estrogen and progesterone decrease
Which of the following will occur immediately after ovulation?
The endometrium enters its secretory phase.
All of the following statements referring to the uterine cycle are true except ________.
FSH and LH directly promote development of the uterine endometrium
Ovulation occurs near the end of the ovarian cycle.
Female orgasm is required for conception.
Urethritis in males.
Human herpes virus type 2.
Organism responsible for up to half of the diagnosed cases of pelvic inflammatory disease.
What is the master switch that determines whether an individual develops as a male?