Final Exam2

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Undifferentiated spermatogenic cells are called:

Spermatogonia

Copy of Undifferentiated spermatogenic cells are called:

Spermatogonia

The hormone responsible for the development and maintenance of male secondary sexual characteristics is:

Testosterone

The hormone mainly responsible for the development and maintenance of female secondary sexual characteristics is:

Estrogen

The tubular portion of the uterus that extends downward into the upper part of the vagina is the:

Cervix

Meiosis occurs during:

Both spermatogenesis and oogenesis.

In spermatogenesis, meiosis results in the formation of:

Four sperm cells with 23 chromosomes each.

In the female reproductive cycle, menstrual flow occurs when the concentrations of:

Estrogen and progesterone are low

The tightly coiled tube that leads to the vas deferens is the:

Epididymis

Which of the following is an egg cell that can be fertilized to produce a zygote?

Secondary oocyte

The endometrium is the inner layer of the:

UTERUS

A Pap smear is used to detect the presence of abnormal cells in the:

CERVIX

Women athletes sometimes experience disturbances in their menstrual cycles because of:

decreased synthesis of estrogens

Many women should have their breasts examined with mammography at regular intervals after the age of:

40

The secretions of the prostate gland function to neutralize acidic semen.

TRUE

The movement of an egg down a uterine tube is aided by ciliary action.

TRUE

FSH stimulates a primordial follicle to start the maturation process.

TRUE

A blood PSA test is used to detect:

Abnormal cell growth in the prostate.

After a vasectomy, a male will no longer produce semen.

FALSE

Sperm development is negatively affected at body temperature so the sperm develop in the scrotum which a few degrees cooler than the rest of the body.

TRUE

A sudden surge in the hormone luteinizing hormone at approximately day 14 causes ovulation.

TRUE

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