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  1. What is the gland that is considered the Master Gland?
    Pituitary gland
  2. What is the mass that forms in the cavity of a ruptured follicle and releases progesterone in the female?
    Corpus luteum
  3. What is the male hormone produced in the testes?
    Testosterone
  4. What are the female sex glands?
    Ovaries and ovums (eggs)
  5. What is the hormone in the female that causes ovulation?
    Luteinizing hormone
  6. What is the lining of the uterus?
    Endometrium
  7. What is the sperm storage area above the testes?
    Epididymus
  8. What is the tube that travels from the testes to the seminal vesicles?
    Ejaculatory duct
  9. What are the three glands which release fluids that make up semen?
    Seminal vesicles, prostate gland, and Cowper's gland
  10. What is the tube in the center of the penis?
    Urethra
  11. How many hours can sperm live in the female body?
    Up to 4 days
  12. How many sperm does a normal ejaculation for a male contain (approximately)?
    120-160 million
  13. What is the sac of skin that holds the testes?
    Scrotum
  14. What is the removal of the skin that covers the tip of the penis?
    Circumcision
  15. What is the female sex gland that produces hormones?
    Ovaries
  16. What is the release of an egg from an ovary?
    Ovulation
  17. What are the tubes in which mature eggs travel on the way to be fertilized?
    Fallopian tubes
  18. Where does fertilization take place?
    Fallopian tubes
  19. What is the opening between the vagina and the uterus?
    Cervix
  20. When does ovulation take place during the menstrual cycle?
    Between the 11th and 16th days
  21. What is the type of delivery where the baby is delivered feet first?
    Breech
  22. How many eggs is a female born with?
    1-2 million
  23. Is HIV bacterial or viral?
    Viral
  24. Is syphilis bacterial or viral?
    Bacterial
  25. Is gonorrhea bacterial or viral?
    Bacterial
  26. What causes scabies?
    Mites
  27. Is chancroid bacterial or viral?
    Bacterial
  28. Is hepatitis bacterial or viral?
    Viral
  29. Is herpes bacterial or viral?
    Viral
  30. What are the fat soluble vitamins?
    A, D, E, and K
  31. Where are complex carbohydrates stored?
    Liver and muscles
  32. Which nutrient should be the majority of a person's diet?
    Carbohydrates
  33. Where do nutrients enter the bloodstream?
    From the small intestine
  34. What is the breakdown of nutrients into the bloodstream?
    Metabolism
  35. What type of fat is solid at room temperature?
    Saturated
  36. What is the rate at which the body burns calories?
    Metabolic rate
  37. What is the process of moving food along the digestive tract?
    Digestion
  38. What percentage of your diet should be carbohydrates?
    60%
  39. What is the main function of carbohydrates?
    Being a source of energy
  40. Whare are complex carbohydrates stored in the body?
    Liver and muscles
  41. What is the capacity of the heart to work at its peak?
    Maximum heart rate
  42. What is the ability of the body to work at a long duration at a low intensity?
    Endurance
  43. What are the two types of carbohydrates?
    Simple and complex
  44. What is the energy contribution of fats?
    They are the most concentrated form of energy
  45. What is the organ that produces cholesterol?
    Liver
  46. What are the three components of cholesterol?
    HDL, LDL, and triglycerides
  47. What is the good cholesterol?
    HDL
  48. What is the bad cholesterol?
    LDL
  49. What is the blood pressure reading when the heart is at rest known as?
    Resting heart rate
  50. What is the number of calories that equals one pound of fat?
    4,082.3316
  51. What is the enzyme in your mouth that breaks down complex carbohydrates?
    Amylase
  52. The unhealthy range for cholesterol is above what number?
    200
  53. What is fat that is liquid?
    Unsaturated
  54. Achieving fitness by putting a greater than normal demand on the body is known as what?
    Overloading
  55. Blood pressure reading when the heart is working is known as what?
    Working heart rate

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