Male Reproductive System 2 (40)
What type of cells removes malformed sperm?
What cells and intercellular junction make up the blood testis barrier?
Sertoli cells have receptors for what hormone?
What cells produce anti-mullerian hormone?
What cells produce androgen-binding protein? What is the function of this protein?
ABP binds testosterone in order to concentrate it for use in sperm maturation.
What is the function of inhibin secreted by the Sertoli cells?
Decrease FSH release by pituitary to slow spermatogenesis
What type of hormone receptors do interstitial cells of Leydig possess?
What is synthesized by Sertoli cells in response to FSH?
What is produced by Leydig cells in response to LH?
What product of the Leydig cells has negative feedback on GnRH release?
What product of the Sertoli cells inhibits synthesis and release of FSH from the anterior pituitary gland?
What structure links the seminiferous tubule to the rete testis?
What type of epithelium makes up the tubulus rectus?
Simple cuboidal to simple columnar
What type of cells make up the tubulus rectus?
Name the 2 types of cells found in the efferent ducts
nonciliated cuboidal cells
ciliated columnar cells
Which cells of the efferent ducts reabsorb fluids (water and salt)?
Which cells of the efferent ducts help spermatozoa move upwards by means of metachronal waves?
What epithelium makes up the ductus epididymis?
Pseudostratified columnar epithelium with branching stereocilia
What structure assists in the phagocytosis of residual cytoplasmic bodies of the released mature spermatids?
What type of epithelium makes up the ductus deferens?
Pseudostratified columnar epithelium with stereocilia
What structure connects the rete testis to the epididymis?
List the order of structures going from the testis