Reproduction - Some Study Questions
The goal of this unit is to obtain a basic understanding of
all facets of human reproduction.
Objectives: Upon completion of this unit you should be
- understand the importance of reproduction
- compare and contrast sexual and asexual reproduction
- identify at least three methods of asexual reproduction and give examples
- describe the process of oogenesis. where does it occur? when?
- describe the process of spermatogenesis. where does it
- compare and contrast oogenesis and spermatogenesis.
- identify the function of the major structures in the human female
reproductive tract: cervix, uterus, oviduct, ovary, vagina
- identify the function of the major structures in the human male
reproductive tract: testis, epididymus, vas deferens, bulbourethral
gland, prostate gland, scrotum, seminal vesicles
- describe the menstrual cycle including uterine and ovarian events, and the
functions of the hormones involved
- explain how the pregnancy test work.
- explain how the ovulation test works
- explain how each of the following contraceptives methods work:
natural family planning, condom, foam, diaphgram, IUD, cervical cap, pill,
douche, sponge, tubal ligation, vasectomy, coitus interruptus, and
some of the newer methods.
- for each of the following hormones - gnRH, FSH, LH, estrogen,
progesterone, hCG, testosterone - be able to identify its (a) source,
(b) target, (c) action, and (d) what the acronym stands for.
- discuss evolutionary strategies for successful reproduction
Important Terms/Concepts: Can you use these
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