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5 Matching questions

  1. autosomes
  2. androgens
  3. true hermaphrodites
  4. cerebral cortex
  5. intersexed
  1. a the 22 pairs of human chromosomes that don't significantly influence sex differentiation
  2. b - 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
  3. c term applied to people who possess biological attributes of both sexes
  4. d outer layer of the cerebral hemispheres that is responsible for higher mental processes
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. - 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
  2. how one psychologically perceives oneself as either male or female
  3. the male and female sex glands
    -male sex glands: testes
    -female sex glands: ovaries
  4. The psychological and sociocultural characteristics associated with our biological sex.
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. spermthe male reproductive cell


  2. female sex chromosomesXX


  3. sexthe male reproductive cell


  4. corpus callosumbroad band of nerve fibers that connects the R & L hemispheres


  5. sex chromosomesXY