which function of the reproductive system is solely a function of the female reproductive system?
the location of the testes and epidiymides in the scrotum
optimum temperature for sperm production is 3 degrees cooler than body temperature. in which of the following locations would the testes produce the most sperm?
male infants can be born with an undescended testis. this means that the testis
which of the following substances found in sustentacular cells may be the active hormones that promote sperm cell formation?
which of the following cell types is formed at the end of the first meiotic division?
which portion of the sperm cell is most involved with penetration of the female sex cell?
sperm are produced in the ____ and complete maturation in the ____
a primary spermatocyte is a diploid cell that gives rise to two secondary spermatocytes after the first meiotic division. the primary speratocyte has
arrange the following structures in the order sperm would pass through them from the seminiferous tubules to the urethra
which of the following statements is false
the forceful expulsion of semen from the urethra caused by contraction of smooth muscle in the urethra and skeletal muscle surrounding the base of the penis is called
which of the following glands is correctly matched with its function
given the following glands, choose the arrangement that represents the order in which the glands release their secretions to form semen.
which of the following substances found in semen is mismatched with its function
which of the following substances are found in the secretions of the prostate gland?
a blood test for the prostate- specific antigen (PSA) is useful in the diagnosis of
a pituitary tumor interferes with FSH secretion. how could the effect a male?
Luteinizing hormone (LH) binds to interstitial cells and
a lack of testosterone production before birth would
once GnRH is released from the hypothalamus and enters the hypothalamohypophysial portal system
which of the following hormones stimulates the synthesis of testosterone by the fetal testes?
what is the active hormone in target tissues of testosterone such as the penis
the major factor controlling the onset of puberty in males is
which of the following statements concerning testosterone is true?
which of the following effects on the body can not be attributed to testosterone
which of the following is not an age-related change in the male reproductive system?
which of the following is not an age-related change of the female reproductive system?
the contraceptive method in which the penis is removed from the vagina just before ejaculation is called
the contraceptive method that not only prevents fertilization but also provides protection against sexually transmitted disease is
the female climacteric refers to the
hot flashes during the climacteric are thought to be results of decreased ____ levels
which of the following hormones is detected by over-the-counter pregnancy kits?
fertilization usually occurs in the _____ while fetal development occurs in the ______
the corpus luteum
sexual drives in females
assume a couple has just completed intercourse and sperm have been deposited in the woman's reproductive tract. trace the pathway of the sperm through the female reproductive tract to the point where fertilization will most likely occur
which of the following statements is false?
during the secretory phase of the menstrual cycle, you would normally expect
the gradual increase in estrogen secretion during the follicular phase is the result of
which of the following events is caused by LH?
which of the following events in the menstrual cycle occur at the same time?
the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle is characterized by
the menstrual cycle can be divided into three continuous phases. starting from the first day of the cycle, their consecutive order is
which of the following statements concerning the female mammary glands is true?
frequently during childbirth, an episiotomy is performed. in this procedure the ____ is cut
which of the following statements concerning the uterine tube is true?
the corpus luteum is a gland that
which of the following statements concerning the uterus is true?
the secondary oocyte completes the second meiotic division when
a follicle containing a secondary oocyte and a single fluid filled antrum is called a ____ follicle
a primary oocyte with a single layer of granulosa cells is most appropriately called
the ovaries and uterus are held in position within the pelvis by bands of tissue called
which of the following events in the male sex act occurs last and results in ejaculation?
what is the role of NO (nitric oxide) in the male sex act?
which of the following events occurs in an erection?
following ejaculation, a phase called resolution occurs. during resolution