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5 Matching questions

  1. hypothalamus
  2. female sex chromosomes
  3. ovum
  4. ovaries
  5. intersexed
  1. a female gonads that produce ova and sex hormones
  2. b small structure in the central core of the brain that controls the pituitary gland and regulates motivated behavior and emotional expression.
  3. c the female reproductive cell
  4. d term applied to people who possess biological attributes of both sexes
  5. e XX

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the male and female sex glands
    -male sex glands: testes
    -female sex glands: ovaries
  2. male gonads inside the scrotum that produce sperm and sex hormones
  3. the male reproductive cell
  4. - 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. assumptions about how people are likely to behave based on their maleness or femaleness

5 True/False questions

  1. cerebrumlargest part of the brain, consisting of 2 cerebral hemispheres


  2. sexthe male reproductive cell


  3. DHT-deficient male- 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


  4. 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


  5. sex chromosomessingle set of chromosomes that influence biological sex determination