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lobules within the testes contain ____________ ________.
seminiferous tubules
the cells of leydig' s function is to produce _________.
testosterone
The function of the testes is ____________.
spermatogenisis
__________ cells produce and nurse sperm.
sertoli
A month or two before birth the tsetis descends through the________ _________.
inguinal canal
each testis remains suspended by a ___________ __________.
spermatic cord
The seminiferous tubules produce _________.
spermatozoa.
Between tubules in the lobules of the testes are specialized interstitial cells that secrete ________.
testosterone
After being secreted by the testis, testosterone is abosrobed directly into the bloodstream. This horomone has these two functions>>>>>>>>>>>>>
1.) maintenance of the reproductive structures including development of the spermatozoa.
2.)development of secondary sex characteristics
sperm travel through the ___________ , this is where sperm matures.
epdidymis
The epididymus is _______ft long.
20
male primary organs consist of the __________ and _________.
gonads and testes
The primary male organs are the _______.
gonads
The gonads are _____ _________.
sex glands
The male gonads are called the ________.
testes
The female gonads are called the _______.
ovaries
The accessory organs provide transport of _______ ________ as well as various _______ _______.
germ cells, exocrine glands
specialized male sex cells are called ________.
spermatozoa
Female specialized sex cells are called ___________.
ova
specialized cells designed specifically for the perpetuation of the species are called _______ cells.
germ
_________ is the special process of cell division that halves the number of chromosomes.
meiosis
interstitial cells are also known as the cells of _______.
leydig
The tunica albuginea branches into 200 _______ per teste.
lobules
sperm is ____% of ejaculate.
5
The seminal vesicle produces _________ which is ____% of ejaculate.
fructose, 60
The prostate is a muscular organ that add ___% fluid to ejaculate which is ______ and _______.
30, alklai , fructose
In the _______ the vas deferens connects to the urethra.
prostate
Parasympathetic - __________
sympathetic - _____________
erection , ejacualtion
________ follicles rupture and expel an oocyte.
400
400 _________ rupture and expel and ______.
follicles, oocyte
The cells of the ovarian wall secrete ________.
estrogen
Estrogen secreted from the ovarian wall stimulates the growth of the ___________ ___________.
uterine lining
The rupture of a follicle allowing the escape of an ovum is called
ovulation
After it is released the egg cell makes its way to the nearest ________. The ___________ is a tube that arches over the ovary and leads to the uterus.
oviduct, oviduct
after the ovum has been exepelled the remaining follicle is transformed into a solid glandular mass called the ________ ___________.
corpus luteum
The corupus luteum secretes both _________ and ___________ another horomone needed in the reproductive cycle.
estrogen and progesterone
The oviducts are also known as the _______ _______.
fallopian tubes
It takes __ days for an ovum to reach the uterus from the ovary.
5
The endometrium is sloughed every
28 days
The uterus is made up of three parts..........
fundus body cervix
The glands found on each side of the vaginal opening are mucus producing glands called the _____ ______ glands.
greater vestibular
The greater vestibular glands secrete mucous into the lesser ________.
vestibule
__________ produced by the pituitary , causes the follicle to develop in the ovary.
FSH follicle stimulating horomone
The ovaries are suspended by _____ ligaments.
6
The follicle produces increasing amounts of ________ as the ovum matures.
estrogen
Gonads function is to produce ______ _______ and manufacture _________.
germ cells, horomones
The complicated process of maturation of an ovum takes palce in a small fluid filled cluster of cells called the ________ ________.
ovarian follicle
The lining of the uterus is a specialized epithelium known as _____.
endometrium
The ovum is swept up the fallopian tube by a current in the peritoneal fluid produced by the small fringe like extensions called __________.
fimbriae
The testes are covered by the _________ __________.
tunica albuginea
The _______ gland adds 5 % _________ to the ejaculate
cowpers,mucous