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Contractions of the ischiocavernosus and bulbocavernosus muscles result in...
ejaculation
During the male climacteric...
FSH and LH levels rise
Which structure contains major blood vessels of the ovary?
suspensory ligament
Which portion of the uterine tube is closest to the ovary?
infundibulum
Which muscle draws the scrotal sac close to the body to control scrotal temperature?
cremaster
A match set of 4 chromatids is called a...
tetrad
Which structure extends from the uterus to the medial surface of the ovary?
ovarian ligament
During which stage of spermatogenesis do the cells begin meiosis?
primary
Which portion of the uterine tube increases in size as the tubule approaches the uterus?
ampulla
During which stage of spermatogenesis are daughter cells produced?
spermatogonia
During which phase of meiosis do duplicated chromatids saparate?
anaphase 11.
What occurs in mitosis?
One daughter cell from each division is pushed toward the seminiferous tubule.
The primary oocyte and its follicle cell form in the...
primordial follicle
Which phase is known as equational division...
meiosis 11
The segment of the uterine tube that connects to the uterine wall is the...
isthmus
The ovarian follicles are specialized structures found in the...
cortex
daughter cells are known as_______ cells.
diploid
Synapsis involves 46 chromosomes. TRUE/FALSE
TRUE
The ovary is about 3-5cm long. TRUE/FALSE
TRUE
DNA replicates during...
meiosis 1 and meiosis 11.
The ductus deferens is app. ____cm long.
43cm
A typical ejaculation releases app. _____ sperm.
300 million
The broad ligament attches to which 4 structures?
ovaries
uterine tubes
uterus
oviducts
List 4 functions of the ovaries.
1. secretion of hormones
2. production of oocytes
3. formation of immature gametes
4. secretion of inhibin.
The suspensory ligament extends from the lateral surface of the ovary, past the open end of the uterine tube, to the pelvic wall. TRUE/FALSE
TRUE
Where does oocyte growth and meiosis occur?
within ovarian follicles
The completion of meiosis in males produces four spermatids, each containing...
23 chromosomes
testosterone and other androgens are secreted by the...
interstitial cells
Where in the male reproductive system would you expect to find mature spermatozoa/
traveling the ductus deferens and ejaculatory duct