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The male gonads have both sperm-producing and testosterone-producing functions and are called
The actual "sperm-forming factories" of the male reproductive system that empty sperm into the rete testes are called the
The correct descending order of the male duct syste m (from the inside to outside) is:
ejaculatory duct, epididymis, ductus deferens, urethra
Thick, clear mucus that cleanses the urethra of acidic urine is produced by the
Which of the following is NOT one of the secondary sex characteristics typical of males:
increased sex drive
The journey of the oocyte through the uterine tubes to the uterus following ovulation normally takes:
The superior rounded region of the uterus above the entrance of the uterine tubes is called the:
The inner mucosal layer of the uterus that is sloughed off approximately every 28 days is called the:
Which one of the following is NOT true of the proliferative state of the menstrual cycle:
the endometrium becomes thin and shiny in appearance
Which one of the following is NOT one of the secondary sex characteristics in young women:
decreased fat deposits beneath the skin
The corpus luteum is a special glandular structure of the ovaries that primarily produces:
The clusters of specific glands that produce milk when a woman is lactating are called
Menopause, which ends childbirth ability, is considered to have occurred when a woman:
has gone a year without menstruation
Which one of the following is NOT one of the functions of the kidneys:
produce hormones that assist in digestion
The triangular regions of the kidneys that striped in appearance and separated by the renal columns are the:
As venous blood is drained from the kidney, which path does it follow:
cortical radiate veins, arcuate veins, interlobar veins,renal vein
The enlarged, cup-shaped closed end of the renal tubule that completely surrounds the glomerulus is called the:
Starting from the glomerular capsule, the correct order of the renal tubule regions is:
proximal convoluted tubule, loop of Henle, distal convoluted tubule
The portion of the renal tubule that completely surrounds the glomerulus is the:
glomerular (Bowman's) capsule
Of the capillary beds associated with each nephron, the one that is both fed and drained by arterioles is the:
The peritubular capillaries arise from the ________, which drains the glomerulus.
The nonselective, passive process performed by the glomerulus that forms blood plasma without blood proteins is called:
Which one of the following represents the correct order through which food passes in the alimentary canal:
mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine
The fold of mucous membrane that secures the tongue to the floor of the mouth and limits its posterior movements is called the
The submucosal and myenteric nerve plexuses that help regulate the mobility and secretory activity of the GI tract organs are both part of the:
autonomic nervous system
The release of food from the stomach into the small intestine is regulated by the:
pyloric sphincter (valve)
The organ responsible for drying out indigestible food residue through water absorption and the elimination of feces is the:
The accessory digestive organ that produces enzymes that break down all food groups in the:
The conducting passageways of the respiratory system include all of the following structures EXCEPT:
Which one of the following is NOT a function of the paranasal sinuses:
they are olfactory receptors for smell
The flap of elastic cartilage that protects food from entering the larynx when swallowing is the :
When oxygen enters the respiratory system, what is the next structure to which it travels immediately upon leaving the trachea:
main (primary) bronchi
Exchange of both oxygen and carbon dioxide through the respiratory membrane occurs by:
The gas exchange that occurs between blood and tissue cells at systemic capillaries is called:
The most important chemical stimuli leading to increased rate and depth of breathing is:
increased carbon dioxide in the blood
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