Match the number with the organ or structure.
1 C. seminal vesicle
2 B. bulbourethral gland
3 A. teste
4 D. epididymis
Match the number to the organ (note: #2 is not used).
1 B. ovary
3 A. uterus
4 D. cervix
5 C. urethra
The male gonads have both sperm-producing and testosterone-producing functions and are called:
Androgens such as testosterone are produced by the:
The correct descending order of the male duct system (from inside to outside) is:
epididymis, ductus deferens, ejaculatory duct, urethra
Maturing sperm gain their ability to swim while in the:
Which one of the following is NOT true of the spermatic cord:
it encloses the epididymis
A fertilized egg, which is the first cell of a new individual developing within the uterus is called a(n):
Each spermatid and ovum have:
Fertilization usually occurs in the:
uterine (fallopian) tubes
For women aged 40-49, the American Cancer Society recommends mammography every __________ to detect breast cancer too small to feel.
Labor is initiated by prostaglandins and __________.
Parturition is another term for:
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:
The final outcome of meiosis within both the testicles and the ovaries is:
The hormone responsible for ovulation is:
The hormone secreted in increasing amounts during puberty that causes the spermatogonium to produce one type A daughter cell and one type B daughter cell is:
The mammary glands are:
modified sweat glands in both males and females
The ________ is the muscular layer of the uterus.
The corpus luteum serves which role?
It produces progesterone to prepare the uterus.
Which of the following female structures is homologous to the male scrotum?
The structures that receive the ovulated oocyte, providing a site for fertilization, are called the ________.
The soft mucosal lining of the uterus is the endometrium.
The primary function of the uterus is to ________.
receive, retain, and nourish a fertilized ovum
The most important risk for testicular cancer in young males is ________.
How do the testes respond to exposure to excessive body warmth?
They move away from the pelvic cavity.
The most common STD is syphilis.