The reproductive system study guide Flashcards


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1

The structures that draw an ovulated oocyte into the female duct system are

cilia,fimbriae

2

The usual site of embryo implantation is

the uterus

3

The male homologue of the female clitoris is

the penis

4

Which of following is correct relative to female anatomy?

the urethra is the more ventral of the two
orifices in the vulva

5

Secondary sex characteristics are

a result of male or female sex hormones
increasing in amount at puberty

6

Which of the following produces the male sex hormones?

interstitial endocrine cells

7

Which will occur as a result of nondescent of the testes?

viable sperm will not be produced

8

The normal diploid number of human chromosomes is

46

9

Relative to differences between mitosis and meiosis,choose the statement that apply only to events of meiosis.

tetrads present,producesfour daughter cells, reduces the chromosomal number by half,and synapsis and crossover of homologues occur.

10

Hormones that directly regulate the overian cycle

Follicle Stimulating hormone (FSH)
and Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

11

Chemicals in males that inhibit the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis

inhibin and testosterone

12

Hormone that makes the cervical mucus viscous

progestersone

13

Potentiates the activity of testosterone on spermatogenic cells

androgen-binding protein

14

In females,exerts feedback inhibition on the hypothalamus and anterior pituitary

estrogens,inhibin,and progesterone

15

Stimulates the secretion of testosterone

Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

16

The menstrual cycle can be divided into three continous phases.Starting from the first day of the cycle,their consecutive order is

menstrual,proliferative,secretory

17

Spermatozoa are to seminiferous tubules as oocytes are to

ovarian follicles

18

Which of the following does not add a secretion that makes a major contributionto semen?

ductus deferens

19

The corpus luteum is formed at the site of

ovulation

20

The sex of a child is determined by

the sex chromosome contained i the sperm

21

FSH is to estrogen as estrogen is to

LH

22

A drug that "reminds the pituitary" to produce gonadotropins might be useful as

a fertility drug