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5 Matching questions

  1. fetally androgenized female
  2. ovaries
  3. female sex chromosomes
  4. autosomes
  5. testes
  1. a the 22 pairs of human chromosomes that don't significantly influence sex differentiation
  2. b female gonads that produce ova and sex hormones
  3. c male gonads inside the scrotum that produce sperm and sex hormones
  4. d XX
  5. e - 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. largest part of the brain, consisting of 2 cerebral hemispheres
  2. single set of chromosomes that influence biological sex determination
  3. 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.
  4. class of hormones, including progesterone, that are produced by the ovaries
  5. - 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

5 True/False questions

  1. ovumthe female reproductive cell


  2. cerebral hemispheresouter layer of the cerebral hemispheres that is responsible for higher mental processes


  3. cerebral cortexouter layer of the cerebral hemispheres that is responsible for higher mental processes


  4. estrogensclass of hormones that produce female secondary sex characteristics and affect the menstrual cycle


  5. intersexedterm applied to people who possess biological attributes of both sexes