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APII Reproductive

SPC APII Reproductive Systems

What is the primary sex organ in the human male?
What is the difference between mons venus & mons pubis?
What is the difference between sperm & semen?
In the female, what is the equivalent to the male scrotum?
What is ovulation? What is being ovulated?
What do oogenisis & spermatogenesis have in common?
During penetration, what is being penetrated?
What occurs when the 1st sperm reaches the 2* oocyte?
What cell produces testosterone?
What is the difference between milk ejection, production, & lactation?
T or F, human life is sexually transmitted?
What is reproduction? Thread of life is sustained, organisms produce offspring, genetic mat'l is passed to next generation.
Male gonads (sex organs, cells & hormones produced): Testes, sperm, testosterone
Male reproduction ducts: Epididymis, ductus deferens, ejaculatory ducts, urethra
Male accessory glands: Prostate, seminal vesicles, cowper's glands
Male supporting structures: Penis & scrotum
Female Gonads: (sex organs, cells & hormones produced) Ovaries, ova, estrogen & progesterone
Female reproduction ducts: Oviduct/fallopian tube/uterine tube
Female accessory glands: Paraurethral glands, greater vestibular glands
Female supporting structures: Uterus & vagina
What muscle is in the Cremaster & what is the purpose? SKM - continuation of oblique, surrounds testes & contracts in response to cold, elevates testes during sexual arousal, keeps sperm viable @ 2-3C* below body temp.
Where are sperm produced? Seminiferous tubules of the testes in a process called spermatogenesis
What hormone is spermatogenesis stimulated by? FSH & testosterone
Spermatogonia: 46 chromosomes, immature
Spermatozoa: 23 chromosomes, mature
Sustentacular (Sertoli) Cells: Joined together in tight junctions forming blood-testis barrier, isolating developing sperm from blood & preventing harm from one's own immune response. Secrete: inhibin.
Created by: vgflgirl



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