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5 Matching questions

  1. ovum
  2. gender assumptions
  3. sex
  4. gender identity
  5. pseudohermaphrodites
  1. a biological maleness and femaleness
  2. b how one psychologically perceives oneself as either male or female
  3. c assumptions about how people are likely to behave based on their maleness or femaleness
  4. d 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)
  5. e the female reproductive cell

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. class of hormones, including progesterone, that are produced by the ovaries
  2. male gonads inside the scrotum that produce sperm and sex hormones
  3. -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)
  4. largest part of the brain, consisting of 2 cerebral hemispheres
  5. - rare genetic defect that causes chromosomally normal males to be insensitive to the action of testosterone & other androgens
    - individuals develop female external genitals that appear normal
    - child is usually identified and reared as female
    - problem is often discovered during puberty when child is taken to the dr. to see why menstruation has not started
    -most individuals identify as female

5 True/False questions

  1. male sex chromosomesXX


  2. hypothalamusthe 22 pairs of human chromosomes that don't significantly influence sex differentiation


  3. female sex chromosomesXX


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


  5. fetally androgenized female- 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