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  1. process that reduces the number of chromosomes in each daughter cell to half the number present in the parent cell
    meiosis
  2. 46 chromosomes per body cell is known as the ___number of chromosomes
    diploid
  3. each primary spermatocyte undergoes meiotic division 1 to form
    2 haploid secondary spermatocytes
  4. mature follicle ready to burst open from the ovary's surface
    graafian follicle
  5. fertilization occurs in the
    fallopian tubes
  6. phenomenon of "crossing over" takes place during
    meiosis 1 only
  7. True or False; sperm cells can live in the female reproductive tract for up to 3 days
    true
  8. about 3 days after fertilization, the zygote forms into a solid mass of cells called
    morula
  9. "bag of waters"
    amniotic sac
  10. primary germ layers
    • -ectoderm
    • -endoderm
    • -mesoderm
  11. division of cells of the zygote is called
    cleavage
  12. fraternal twins
    arise from two different sperm and two different ova
  13. period of infancy lasts approx
    18 months
  14. rare, inherited condition in which an individual appears to age rapidly
    progeria
  15. birth weight triples by
    12 months
  16. clouding of the lens of the eye
    cataract
  17. pregnancy induced hypertension
    preeclampsia
  18. common type of ectopic pregnancy
    tubal pregnancy
  19. breast inflammation
    mastitis
  20. childbed fever
    puerperal fever
  21. fertilized ovum
    zygote
  22. inside germ layer
    endoderm
  23. before birth
    antenatal
  24. length of pregnancy
    gestation
  25. process of birth
    parturition
  26. degenerative changes in the urinary system that accompany old age include
    • -decreased capacity of the bladder and the inability to empty or void completely
    • -decrease in the number of nephrons
    • -less blood flow through the kidneys
  27. hardening of the arteries
    arteriosclerosis
  28. structure derived from ectoderm
    brain
  29. atherosclerosis
    fat accumulation in arteries
  30. adolescence
    secondary secual characteristics
  31. senescence
    older adulthood
  32. progeria
    hutchinson-gilford disease
  33. gerontology
    study of aging
  34. Endoderm
    • -inner germ layer forming the linings of various tracts as well as several glands
    • -lining of the respiratory tract and GI tract, including some of the accessory structures such as tonsils
  35. Ectoderm
    • -outer germ layer forming many of the structures around the periphery of the body
    • -epidermis of the skin, enamel of the teeth, and cornea and lens of the eye
    • -brain and spinal cord
  36. Mesoderm
    • -the middle germ layer forming most of the organs and other structures between those formed by the endoderm and ectoderm.
    • -dermis of the skin, skeletal muscles and bones, many of the glands of the body, kidneys, gonads, components of the circulatory system

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