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1

___ lie in the capsule while the highly vascular ___ lies in the center of the ovary

follicles; medulla

2

The microvilli of the ___ and the filopodia of the granulosa cells reach through the ___ ___ to communicate to each other

oocyte; zona pellucida

3

What space indicates a secondary follicle?

Fluid filled antrum

4

The __ thecal cells produce androstenedione which is converted into testosterone which is converted into ___

interna; estradiol

5

The loss of follicles is known as

atresia

6

After ovulation of the egg into the ampulla, the remaining follice is known as the ___ ___. It secretes estrogen and ___, which stops recruitment of any more fimbriae of the ____ __

corpus luteum; progesterone; uterine tube

7

The ___, where fertilization takes place, has a ____ ___ epithelium

ampulla; simple cuboidal

8

Both the ___ and the ___ layer of the ampulla help propel the egg forward

cilia; muscular

9

The ampulla has ciliated and non-ciliated cells; the latter provide what to eggs and sperm?

nutrition and support

10

Tubal ectopic pregnancies occur where?

In the tube of the oviduct instead of the uterus

11

Tubal ectopic pregnancies occur where?

In the tube of the oviduct instead of the uterus

12

The myometrium, which is made of mostly ____ ___; undergoes what three changes during pregnancy

smooth muscle; hypertrophy; hyperplasia; collagen increase

13

What are the two layers of the endometrium and which one sloughs off during menstruation?

functionalis; basalis; functionalis

14

Because there are no ___ in the vagina, the mucus must come from the ___

glands; cervix

15

Epithelium of the vagina

stratified squamous epithelium

16

The ____ at the ends of the mammary gland expand during ___ and ____

pregnancy; lactation

17

Proteins get into breast milk via

exocytosis of vesicles