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1

Name the cells that gametes are produced by?

Germline cells

2

Name the organs that produce sperm.

Testes.

3

Name the tissue within the organ that produces sperm.

Seminiferous tubules.

4

What hormone does the interstitial cells produce?

Testosterone.

5

What does the prostate gland and seminal vesicles secrete?

They secrete fluids that maintain the mobility and viability of the sperm.

6

What do the ovaries contain?

Immature Ova in various stages of development.

7

What is each ovum surrounded by?

A follicle that protects the ovum and secretes the hormone oestrogen.

8

Where does fertilisation take place?

In the oviduct.

9

What is a zygote?

A fertilised egg cell.