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Which of the following body compartments is correctly matched with its location in the body?
xtracellular-fluid in tissue spaces, blood vessels, and lymphatic vessels
When sodium ions are reabsorbed in response to the action of aldosterone, potassium ions are:
The hormone responsible for the development and maintenance of male secondary sex characteristics is
The level of testosterone in the blood is increased by
LH causing the interstitial cells to release testosterone
Which of the following terms is/are correctly defined?
Ovulation-rupture of an ovarian follicle and release of a secondary oocyte and first polar body
Vestibule-space enclosed by the labia minora
Orgasm-pleasurable sense of physiological and psychological release
All of the above
Factors that may suggest prostate cancer include
cellular changes observed in a biopsy sample.
elevated PSA level in the blood.
enlargement of the prostate gland.
all of the above.
The development, maintenance, and regulation of the male and female reproductive systems are the functions of:
During the female reproductive cycle, menstruation is triggered when:
blood levels of estrogens and progesterone drop.
The fetus is protected from certain infections, to which the mother is immune, by
antibodies from the mother's immune system.
A blastomere is a _____ and a blastocyst is _____.
cell produced by cleavage; a hollow ball of cells
The major body parts derived from endoderm are the epithelial lining of the
all of the above.
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis works because
a cell can be removed from an 8-celled human embryo and the remaining 7 cells can continue developing.
Factors that can cause congenital malformations by affecting an embryo during its periods of rapid growth and development are called teratogens.
Some factors that help to stimulate the newborn's first breath are increasing CO2, decreasing pH, decreasing O2, decreasing body temperature, and mechanical stimulation.
In an adult, a solid, cordlike structure called the ______ ______ represents the former umbilical vein.
What chemical stimulates the sperm's tail movement for propulsion through the uterus and uterine tube?
What stimulates the secondary oocyte to complete meiosis?
When a sperm cell penetrates the oocyte membrane
differing orientations of chromosomes along the cell equator during meta phase 1, resulting in gametes with different combinations, or parental chromosomes is known as?
which of the following is not a unique characteristic of meiosis when compared with mitosis?
The process of homologous pairing along the length of chromosomes during meiosis is known as what>
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