Flashcards in Chapter 26 Deck (31):
Which of the following is considered a primary sex organ in males?
In response to warmth, the scrotum __________.
increases its surface area
site of sperm production in the testes
ibrous capsule of the testes
. site of sperm storage
pampiniform venous plexus
cools arterial blood to keep the testes below core temperature
The main component of semen is sperm.
he diploid chromosome number in humans is __________.
Which of the following is true about meiosis?
Meiosis produces cells that have a haploid chromosome number.
Tetrads align along the cell's equator.
Homologous chromosomes separate from one another.
Two haploid daughter cells are formed.
Four genetically unique haploid cells are formed.
Conversion of haploid spermatids to spermatozoa is specifically called __________.
The area of the sperm cell that contains many mitochondria is the __________.
_________ acts upon the __________ to encourage the release of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH).
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH); anterior pituitary
Which of the following is NOT an effect of testosterone?
decreases sperm production
The ovaries are situated retroperitoneally next to the kidneys.
generally the site of fertilization of the ovulated oocyte
finger-like projections that brush over the ovary
receives, retains, and nourishes a fertilized ovum
thin walled structure that connects the uterus to the body exterior
. house and form the female gametes
The __________ is shed during menstruation.
The __________ of the mammary glands are responsible for producing milk during lactation.
The pH of the adult female vagina is normally __________.
Choose the FALSE statement about oogenesis.
In humans, the secondary oocyte must complete meiosis II before it can be fertilized.
__________ stimulates the anterior pituitary to release follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH).