Test 6 part 2

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rwischnewski
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Test 6 part 2
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2015-04-29 21:31:30
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  1. how does blood flow cause a penis to become erect?
    • blood filling lacuna causes increased pressure
    • tight covering of corpora restricts swelling so pressure increase further
    • pressure blocks venous outflow
  2. what initiates (erect) blood flow?
    initiated by parasympathetic nerves
  3. describe the corpus spongiosum
    • non-erectile tissue
    • contains the urethra
  4. what is the refractory period?
    period after male orgasm when erection is not possible
  5. hormones that begin puberty in males come from ______.
    hypothalamus
  6. what does luteinizing hormone do in males?
    causes production of testosterone by interstitial cells
  7. libido in males in produce by what hormone?
    estrogen
  8. what is testosterone produced in males?
    interstitial (Leydig) cells
  9. the ovary is held against the uterus by _____.
    broad ligament
  10. the coverings of testis and ovary are called ______.
    tunica albuginea
  11. when do eggs begin meiosis?
    shortly before birth
  12. each adult oocyte is surrounded by a ______.
    follicle

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