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5 Matching questions

  1. Turner's Syndrome
  2. gender role
  3. sex chromosomes
  4. gender
  5. gender identity
  1. a single set of chromosomes that influence biological sex determination
  2. b -rare condition characterized by the presence of one unmatched X chromosome (XO)
    -normal female external genitals but the internal reproductive structures do not develop fully
    - individuals do not develop breasts, menstruate, & are sterile
    - do not have gender identity problems (identify as female)
  3. c collection of attitudes & behaviors that a specific culture consideres normal and appropriate for people of a particular sex
  4. d how one psychologically perceives oneself as either male or female
  5. e The psychological and sociocultural characteristics associated with our biological sex.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. - rare disorder where a chromosomally normal female (XX) who, as a result of excessive exposure to androgens during prenatal sex differentiation, develops external genitalia resembling those of a male
    - medical tests ID babies as females & they are treated with surgery/hormones to eliminate genital ambiguity, and reared as girls (they are fertile)
    - some individuals do not associate themselves with a female gender identity and tend to be orientated toward traditionally male activities
  2. the 22 pairs of human chromosomes that don't significantly influence sex differentiation
  3. XX
  4. XY
  5. class of hormones that promote the development of male genitals and secondary sex characteristics and influence sexual motivation in both sexes. These hormones are produced by the adrenal glands in females and the testes by males.

5 True/False questions

  1. spermbiological maleness and femaleness

          

  2. Androgen insensitivity syndrome (AIS)-rare condition characterized by the presence of one unmatched X chromosome (XO)
    -normal female external genitals but the internal reproductive structures do not develop fully
    - individuals do not develop breasts, menstruate, & are sterile
    - do not have gender identity problems (identify as female)

          

  3. pseudohermaphrodites- exceedingly rare individuals who have both ovarian and testicular tissue in their bodies.
    - their external genitals are often a mixture of male and female structures

          

  4. DHT-deficient male- chromosomally normal (XY) male who develops external genitalia resembling those of a female
    - result of a genetic defect that prevents prenatal conversion of testosterone into DHT
    - typically identified as female at birth & reared as girls, BUT their testes are still functional, so at puberty their secondary sex characteristics rapidly change from female to male
    - majority of individuals make the switch from a female gender identity to a male gender identity in adolescence or early adulthood

          

  5. estrogensclass of hormones that produce female secondary sex characteristics and affect the menstrual cycle

          

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