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1

Define spermatocyte

the male gamete (haploid cell) that unites with the female gamete in fertilization

2

Define oocyte

the female gamete (haploid cell) that unites with the male gamete in fertilization

3

Define gonads

the reproductive organs the produce gametes and secrete sex hormones

4

List the components of the male reproductive system

testes, scrotum, cremaster muscle, dartos muscle, seminiferous tubule, vas deferens, urethra, prostate gland, bulbourethral gland, penis

5

What muscles elevate the testes?

cremaster and dartos muscle

6

What are the seminiferous tubules?

location inside the testes where sperm are produced

7

In males, the urethra is the shared terminal duct of the ___________

reproductive and urinary systems

8

List components of the female reproductive system

ovaries
fimbriae
uterine tubes
uterus
vagina
mammary glands

9

Describe function of the ovaries

produce secondary oocytes and hormones

10

Describe function of uterine tubes

transport oocyte to uterus and normally are the sites where fertilization occurs

11

Describe function of uterus

site of implantation of a fertilized ovum, development of the fetus during pregnancy, and labor