Which of the following is not a secreting gland in the male reproductive system?
Progesterone released by cells surrounding the ovum
increase motility and attract sperm to the ovum.
Which of the following is(are) not classified as an accessory organ(s) of the reproductive system in the male?
Which of the following statements is not true?
The right testis is usually lower than the left testis.
inhibits the anterior pituitary secretion of FSH and LH. helps regulate metabolism and stimulates protein anabolism. promotes kidney tubule secretion of potassium. Does all of the above.
Mechanical support and protection for developing germ cells in the testis are provided by:
Normally, capacitation occurs in sperm:
after they have been introduced into the vagina of the female.
In the male, the urethra is:
involved in the reproductive system, involved in the urinary system, classified as a genital duct. all of the above.
The temperature required for sperm production is about _____ normal body temperature.
3 degrees below
The male gland that secretes a fructose sugar used as an energy source for sperm is the:
The gland that secretes an alkaline substance that constitutes about 30% of the seminal fluid is the
Contraction of both the dartos and cremaster muscles, which pull the testes upward against the perineum, is caused by:
sexual arousal, cold temperatures. both A and B.
Which of the following is a part of the supporting structures of the male reproductive system?
Which of the following glands is not a paired accessory gland of the male reproductive system?
Which of the following is true of the essential organ in the reproductive system?
It produces gametes; it is called the testis in the male; It is called the gonad in both sexes. All of the above are true.
Which of the following statements is not true about the fluid produced by the seminal vesicles?
It contains glucose as an energy source for sperm cells. The correct answer is fructose, not glucose.
Which of the following statements is not true about prostate cancer?
It is the most common nonskin cancer in American men. The cancer can sometimes be detected by palpation. The PSA test is used to detect prostate cancer. All of the above are true about prostate cancer.
Which of the following statements is not true of the bulbourethral gland?
It joins the urethra at the prostate gland. Not True!
Which of the following is not a function of the Sertoli cells?
They produce testosterone. Not a function.
Which of the following is not true of interstitial cells?
They for the blood-testis barrier. Not true!
What reproductive duct has thick, muscular walls and can be palpated in the scrotal sac as a smooth, movable cord?
What reproductive duct is a short tube about 1 cm long that passes through the prostate gland to terminate in the urethra?
The main advantage of sexual reproduction over asexual reproduction is:
there is greater diversity in the offspring.
When the tight junctions of the sustentacular cells divide the seminiferous tubules into two compartments:
meiotically active cells are near the lumen.
When a male baby was born, the pediatrician discovered that the baby's left testicle had not descended into the scrotum. If the situation is not corrected soon, might the baby be sterile?
Yes, because the higher temperature inside the body cavity inhibits spermatogenesis, which could result in permanent sterility if untreated.
Which statement is the best explanation of "immune infertility"?
Antigen-antibody reaction in males causes destruction of sperm, resulting in infertility.