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  1. intersexed
  2. DHT-deficient male
  3. hypothalamus
  4. pseudohermaphrodites
  5. androgens
  1. a term applied to people who possess biological attributes of both sexes
  2. b 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.
  3. c Individuals whose gonads match their chromosomal sex but whose internal and external reproductive anatomy has a mixture of male and female structures or structures that are incompletely male or female.
    (there are 5 types of pseudohermaphrodites)
  4. d - 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. e small structure in the central core of the brain that controls the pituitary gland and regulates motivated behavior and emotional expression.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the 22 pairs of human chromosomes that don't significantly influence sex differentiation
  2. male gonads inside the scrotum that produce sperm and sex hormones
  3. biological maleness and femaleness
  4. female gonads that produce ova and sex hormones
  5. The psychological and sociocultural characteristics associated with our biological sex.

5 True/False questions

  1. true hermaphrodites- 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


  2. cerebrumlargest part of the brain, consisting of 2 cerebral hemispheres


  3. gender identityhow one psychologically perceives oneself as either male or female


  4. spermbiological maleness and femaleness


  5. gonadsthe male and female sex glands
    -male sex glands: testes
    -female sex glands: ovaries


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