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Reproductive System Quiz Questions

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Tightly coiled structures that produce sperm
Seminiferous Tubules
A sac located between the thighs and holds the testicles
Scrotum
What term refers to the penis and scrotum?
External Genitals
This piece of skin, also called the foreskin, is removed during circumcision.
Prepuce
This structure carries both urine and semen.
Urethra
These cells secrete testosterone.
Interstitial Cells
This is a skin-covered muscular region located between the vaginal orifice and the anus.
Perineum
Implantation of the embryo occurs within this organ.
Uterus
The placenta forms in this organ.
Uterus
The cervix is part of this organ.
Uterus
The myometrium and the endometrium are layers of this structure.
Uterus
The fundus forms the upper part of this structure.
Uterus
On what organ is the corpus luteum found?
Ovary
If implantation occurs within the fallopian tube, the pregnancy is described as?
Ectopic
What is the target of FSH and LH?
Ovaries
What is the midcycle event stimulated by a surge of LH?
Ovulation
What do the ovaries and the testes have in common?
They're both called gonads
What structure is the major producer of testosterone?
Testies
What structure contains 23 chromosomes?
Sperm
What structure secretes the gonadotropins?
Anterior Pituitary Gland
What is not located in or on the ovary?
Fertilized Ovum
What is the primary secreter of estrogen and progesterone?
Ovaries
The oviduct or fallopian tube is the site of?
Fertilization
What is detected by a Pap smear?
Cancer of the cervix
a woman is likely to develop a vaginal yeast infection after taking antibiotics because they
Alter the normal flora of the vagina
Estrogen and progesterone are
Secreted by the ovaries
What secretes large amounts of progesterone?
Corpus Luteum
An elevation of plasma levels of estrogen and progesterone
Prevents the release of FSH and LH
What maintains the corpus luteum?
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG)
In the absence of human chorionic gonadotropin
The corpus luteum deteriorates into the corpus albicans
This refers to the estrogen-induced thickening of the endometrium.
The proliferative phase of the uturine cycle
What is the mature follicle?
The Grafian Follicle
Menstration occurs in response to
Diminished plasma levels of estrogen and progesterone