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Specify the term for any stage of the female gamete from the conclusion of meiosis I until fertilization
In the male, follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is secreted by the:
anterior pituitary
List the regions of the male urethra
Spongy, Prostatic and membranous
The site of sperm maturation and storage is the ____
Infertility is defined as
inability to fertilize an egg
list, in correct order, the phases of intercourse
excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution
Each parent cell produces two daughter cells in the process of ___, while four cells are produced in the process of ____
mitosis, meiosis
The male reproductive structures function to produce ___ cells and introduce them into the vagina
The Inguinal canal
contains a fold of peritoneum from the abdominopelvic cavity, is a path through the groin, and is where the testes pass in their way to the scrotum
A mature sperm cell is also known as a _____
Name the pouch of skin, muscle, and fibrous connective tissues that contains the testes
Name the term for the process of sperm production
Human gametes (sperm and ova) are produced via the type of cell division called
name the tissue that functions by swelling with blood as is found in the penis and clitoris
The head of the sperm is comprised of
acrosome, a nucleus, and flagellar basal body
The seminal vesicles are a pair of glands located
posterior to the urinary bladder
The site of sperm maturation and storage is the
Identify the hormone produced by the hypothalamus that regulate FSH and LH secretion
Define the term homologous structures
structures derive from the same embryological structure
the muscular tube about 45 cm long that passes through the spermatic cord and into the pelvic cavity is the
ductus deferens
name the gland that secretes a thin, milky fluid that constitutes about 30% of the semen ejaculated
True or false: a four week old fetus has the potential to produce both male and female gonads
The ___ phase immediately precedes orgasm by seconds to a few minutes
In men, resolution is followed by a ___ period, lasting anywhere from 10 minutes to a few hours, in which it is usually impossible to attain another erection and orgasm
Name the time period from the onset of gonadotroopin secretion and reproductive development until a person attains full adult health
List the functions of the sustentacular (Sertoli) cells
promote germ cell development
Provide growth factors to germ cells
Protection of germ cells
Provide nutrients to germ cells
Biparental inheritance is achieved by the production of sex cells called
List the structures located within the spermatic cord
Testicular artery
cremaster muscle
ductus deferens
pampiniform plexus
physiological variables such as respiratory rate, heart rate, and blood pressure are sustained at a high level, or rise slightly, for a few seconds to a few minutes during the ____ phase of sexual intercourse
identify the diamond shaped area between the thighs, bordered by the pubic symphysis, ischial tuberosities and coccyx
The connective tissue cord that extends from the gonad to the floor of the abdominopelvic cavity during development is the _____
specify the term for the hormones such as testosterone that stimulates somatic changes at puberty in both sexes, adult libido in both sexes development of male anatomy in the fetus and adolescent and spermatogenesis
list the events that occur during spermiogenesis
growth of an acrosome
loss of excess cytoplasm
growth of a flageulum
The arrow is indicating the
seminiferous tubule
THe ____ is the part of the sperm which modified lysosome and contains enzymes needed to penetrate the egg
The ___ of the sperm contains numerous mitochondria needed to provide energy (ATP) for locomotion
Name the network that receives sperm directly from the seminiferous tubules
the hormone that induces the development of male secondary sexual characteristics
the glans and the tissue surrounding the urethra compromise the corpus __ _
List the components of the secretion of seminal vesicles
ciltrate, semenogelin, prostaglandins, proseminogelin and fructose
The hormone, ___ is released from the sustentacular cells and inhibits FSH production from the pituitary
The ___ is the part of the sperm which is modified lysosome and contains enzymes needed to penetrate the egg
the arrow indicating the
seminiferous tubule
during the ___ phase, the sympathetic nervous system stimulates peristalsis in the smooth muscle of the ductus deferens
The binding of testosterone by ABP (androgen binding protein) leads to the onset and rising rate of
meiosis 1 of spermatogenesis gives rise to two equal size haploid and genetically unique __- spermatocytes