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5 Matching questions

  1. gender
  2. cerebral cortex
  3. sperm
  4. DHT-deficient male
  5. gonads
  1. a The psychological and sociocultural characteristics associated with our biological sex.
  2. b - chromosomally normal (XY) male who develops external genitalia resembling those of a female
    - result of a genetic defect that prevents prenatal conversion of testosterone into DHT
    - typically identified as female at birth & reared as girls, BUT their testes are still functional, so at puberty their secondary sex characteristics rapidly change from female to male
    - majority of individuals make the switch from a female gender identity to a male gender identity in adolescence or early adulthood
  3. c the male and female sex glands
    -male sex glands: testes
    -female sex glands: ovaries
  4. d outer layer of the cerebral hemispheres that is responsible for higher mental processes
  5. e the male reproductive cell

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. male gonads inside the scrotum that produce sperm and sex hormones
  2. 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)
  3. class of hormones, including progesterone, that are produced by the ovaries
  4. biological maleness and femaleness
  5. - 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 True/False questions

  1. autosomesmale gonads inside the scrotum that produce sperm and sex hormones


  2. gender assumptionshow one psychologically perceives oneself as either male or female


  3. Turner's Syndrome- occurs in 1 in every 1000 male births
    - characterized by the presence of two X chromosomes and one Y chromosome (XXY)
    - individuals have undersized male genitals (anatomically male), and sterile; may have somewhat feminized physical features
    - little to no sex drive
    - individuals usually identify as male, however there is some degree of gender-identity confusion


  4. ovumthe female reproductive cell


  5. intersexedmale gonads inside the scrotum that produce sperm and sex hormones