Flashcards in physiology and health Deck (8)
How are gametes produced?
From germline cells by meiosis
Where are sperm produced?
In the seminiferous tubules in the testes
What does the interstitial cells of the testes produce?
The hormone testosterone
What secrete fluids maintain the motility and viability of the sperm?
Prostate gland and seminal vesicles
what does the ovaries contain in various stages of development?
Immature Ova (egg cells)
What is each ovum surrounded by?
A follicle that protects the maturing ovum and secrets hormones
Where are mature ova released?
The oviduct where they may be fertilised by sperm to form a zygote