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Human Anatomy, 6/e
Kent Van De Graaff, Weber State University
Female Reproductive System
Multiple Choice Quiz
Please answer all questions
The following statements are comparisons of male and female reproduction; choose the statement that is incorrect.
the reproductive organs of both sexes are homologous
both sexes have reproductive capabilities throughout adulthood
both systems experience latent development
both systems have gonads that produce gametes and sex hormones
What reproductive organ(s) of the female secretes fluid for vaginal lubrication during coitus?
When do the oogonia begin meiosis in the female?
monthly during menstruation
at age 20
toward the end of gestation of the female fetus
Ovulation is triggered by _______________.
a mid-cycle surge of luteinizing hormone
hormones from the follicular cells
hormones from the theca interna
When the secondary oocyte is released from the ovary, it is surrounded by ____________________.
All of the above.
"A" and "C" only
"B" and "C" only
The following statements concern the uterine tubes. Choose the statement that is true.
The infundibulum is not actually attached to the ovary and can allow pathogens to enter the abdominal cavity.
The fimbriae do not beat in a wave-like fashion but instead are stationary.
The outer serous layer of the uterine tube is part of the parietal peritoneum.
The internal mucosa that lines the lumen is made up of squamous epithelium.
The opening of the cervical canal into the vagina is called the ____________________.
isthmus of the uterus
What portion of the uterus is shed during menstruation?
stratum functionale of the endometrium
stratum basale of the endometrium
The __________________ is a subcutaneous pad of adipose tissue covering the symphysis pubis.
In what part of the breast is milk stored before draining at the tip of the nipple?
During the _________________ phase of menstruation, the lining of the uterus rebuilds.
The lining of the uterus rebuilds continually.
Severe menstrual cramps accompany ________________.
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