Anatomy 2

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Anatomy 2
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Ovaries and testes pg 673
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  1. What are the organs that produce gametes?
    Gonads
  2. What are gametes?
    sperm in males and oocytes in females
  3. What do the gonads secrete?
    hormones
  4. what hormones do the ovaries secrete?
    estrogens and progesterone
  5. What kind of hormones are estrogens and progesterone?
    steriod
  6. together what hormones regulate the menstrual cycle, maintain pregnancy, and prepare the mammary glands for lactation? And also promote enlargement of the breasts and widening of the hips at puberty and help maintain these female secondary sex characteristics?
    estrogens, progesterone, FSH and LH
  7. Other than estrogens and progesterone, what hormones do the ovaries produce?
    inhibin
  8. What is inhibin?
    a protein hormone that inhibits secretion of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
  9. What do the ovaries and placenta produce during pregnancy?
    relaxin
  10. What does relaxin do?
    increases the flexibility of the pubic symphysis during pregnancy and helps dilate the uterine cervix during labor and delivery
  11. What are the oval glands that lie in the scrotum?
    testes
  12. What is the main hormone produced and secreted by the testes?
    testosterone
  13. what is testosterone?
    an andorogen or male sex hormone
  14. What does testosterone do?
    stimulates descent of the testes before birt, regulates production of sperm and stimulates the development and maintenance of male secondary sex characteristic, such as beard growth and deepening of the voice
  15. Other than testosterone, what hormone do the testes produce?
    inhibin
  16. In males,what does inhibin do?
    inhibits secretion of FSH

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