Test 6 part 1
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how have sex cells managed the problem of increased motility and increased nutrients?
- sperm have flagella
- eggs have increased in size
distinguish between primary and secondary sex organs.
testis and ovary and the primary sex organs
why do the testes lie outside of the body?
sperm development requires cooler temp
what are the fucntions of the spermatic cord?
- carries nerve and artery to testis, carries sperm to the urethra
- contracts to pull testis closer to body
- has a system of vessels that cools the blood going to the testes
what is the inguinal canal?
passage for the descent of the testis
what is the blood-testis barrier?
a physical barrier made by the sustentacular cells to prevent exposure of the person to the immune system
what is the function of the epididymis?
what is the ejaculatory duct?
joining of the vas deferns and seminal vesicle duct that opens into the urethra
what is the function of proseminogelin?
a protein from the seminal vesicles activated by prostatis secretions that causes retention of the sperm in the vagina
when do sperm become active?
after release from the seminogelin
what is the effect of prostaglandins on the uterus?
what do bulbourethral gland secretions do?
neutralizes pH in the urethra
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