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1

Define primary sex organs

Those organs which secrete hormones and also form gametes

2

Name the 2 primary sex organs

Testes

Ovary

3

What are secondary sex organs

These organs help in reproductive processes but do not produce hormones and gametes

4

Name the 4 secondary sex organs in males

Seminal vesicles
Prostate gland
Penis
Vas’s deferentia

5

Name the 4 secondary sex organs in female

Oviduct
Uterus
Vagina
Clitoris

6

What is puberty

Period when reproductive organs start working or functioning

7

Puberty age in male

12-14 years

8

Puberty age in females

10-12 years

9

What are the 8 secondary sexual characteristics in males

Hairs around genital organs
Basal metabolic rate increase
Hair growth on face and chest
Broad shoulders
Narrow hip
Mammary glands undeveloped
Abdominal breathing
Prominent larynx

10

What is BMR

Basal metabolic rate (minimum energy required for survival)

11

8 secondary sexual characteristics in females

Hair around genital organs
BMR less
Hair growth on face and chest does not happen normally
Narrow shoulder
Broad hip (due to uterus)
Developed mammary glands
Thoracic breathing
Not prominent larynx

12

Male reproductive system is located in which region

Pelvis

13

Name the 3 accessory glands in males

Seminal vesicles
Prostate gland
Cowper gland

14

Write the path of sperm

Testes
Epididymis
Vas deferens
ejaculatory duct
Urethra
Urethral orifice or meatus

15

Is seminal vesicle paired or unpaired

Paired

16

Name the 3 covers of testes

Tunica vaginalis
Rubicam albugenia
Tunica vasculosa

17

Outer cover of testes is called ; and give feature

Tunica vaginalis

Incomplete layer due to epididymis

18

Middle cover of testes is called ; and describe it.

Tunica albugenia

Thick cover made of white fibrous connective tissue

19

Inner cover of testes is called ; and describe it.

Tunica vasculosa

Thin layer with rich blood supply

20

Path of duct system in testes

Seminiferous tubules

Tubuli recti

Rete testes

Vasa efferentia

Duct of epididymis

Vasa deferentia

21

What is included in intratesticular duct system

Seminiferous tubule

Tubuli recti

Rate testes

22

Name the components of extra testicular duct system

Duct of epididymis

Vas deferens

Ejaculatory duct

Urethra

23

Germ cells (cells which form sperms) in males are aka

Spermatogonia

24

2 other names of Nurse cells

Sertoli cells
Sustentaculus cells

25

Interstitial cells or ______ form_____

Leydig cells

Testosterone

26

Shape of testes

Oval

27

Length and breadth of testes

4-5 cm long

2-4 cm breadth

28

Weight of testes

10-15 grams

29

Human testes are _______ abdomen

Extra abdominal

30

Testes is present in a ____ called _____

Testes sac

Scrotum