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1

What two hormones are needed for female repro development

WNt4 and estrogen

2

The mesonephric duct plays a role in _____ development

kidney

3

Primordial germ cells originate in the ___ __

yolk sac

4

Arrival of the germ cells from the yolk sac to the ___ stimulates sex differentiation; in females this factor is important for gender specific structures like ovaries

gonads; WNT4

5

After WNT4 induction, all primary oocytes arrest in __ __ of meiosis

prophase 1

6

Primary oocytes induce formation of ____ __

follicular cells

7

WNT4 produces __, which blocks the male ___

DAX1; SOX9

8

Male sex cords lie in the ___ of the testes while female sex cords lie in the __ of the ovary

medulla; cortex

9

The mesonephric ducts degenerate in females in the absence of ____

testosterone

10

The ___ ducts partially fuse to form the uterus and upper vagina

paramesonephric

11

The lower 2/3 of the vagina is formed by the ______ endoderm

urogenital

12

These two structures form by the disruption of the gubernaculum by the paramesonephric duct

Proper and round ligament of the uterus

13

Only the ___ goes through the inguinal canal in females

gubernaculum