Reproductive System Questions

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Question Answer
What is a gamete?A cell that fuses with another during fertilisation.
What does the scrotum do?Regulates sperm temperature.
How many lobules are in 1 tesis?250.
What are the tubules surrounded by?Testosterone secreting cells.
What do convergent tubules form?epididymes
What produces testosterone?Leydig cells.
What is spermatogenesis?The production of sperm cells from male primordial germ cells.
Who is most likely to get testicular cancer?Men aged 15-35.
What are the symptoms of testicular cancer?Blood in semen, lumps in testes, hardening.
What does the prostate do?Produces fluid (which is 30% of seminal fluid) to neutralise the vagina.
What is vas deferens?A muscular tube that carries sperm from the epididymis to the urethra.
What are symptoms of prostate cancer?Frequent urination, haematuria, sexual dysfunction
Who is most likely to get prostate cancer?Men over 50.
What tissues are in the penis?1. Corpora cavernosa. 2. Corpus spongiosum.
What are the three parts of the uterus?1. Fundus. 2. Body. 3. Cervix.
What do the fallopian tubes do?Transport ovum to uterus.
On what day of a woman's menstrual cycle is an ovum released?Day 14, as the follicle has developed.
What are some risk factors of cervical cancer?1. HIV. 2. Oral contraceptive. 3. Sexual history. 4. Family history. 5. Smoker status. 6. Diet/weight.
What is the screening age for cervical cancer?25-64 years.
What 3 things is the breast composed of? 1. Glandular tissue. 2. Fibrous tissue. 3. Fatty tissue.
What are the two mammography views?1. Craniocaudal view. 2. Medio-lateral oblique view.
What are some risk factors for breast cancer?1. Late menopause. 2. HRT and the pill. 3. Family history. 4. Smoking and alcohol.