Gonadotropins and Testicular Function
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Gonadotropins and Testicular Function

Test your knowledge on the regulation of testicular function through the secretion of gonadotropins and the initiation of spermatogenesis and testosterone production.

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Testicular function is dependent on the hypothalamic secretion of ______

GnRH

The pituitary secretion of FSH and LH by the gonadotrophs is also controlled by the feedback inhibition that occurs via the ______

steroids

The secretion of FSH and LH is also regulated by protein inhibitors, inhibin, secreted by the ______

gonads

The actions of LH are primarily upon the Leydigs interstitial cell, it promotes ______

<p>steroidogenesis</p> Signup and view all the answers

Testosterone is required for Production of sperm in the testis and their subsequent Maturation in the ______

<p>epididymis</p> Signup and view all the answers

FSH and LH are regulated by the secretion of gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) produced in the testis

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The main target of FSH is the Leydig cells

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

The secretion of LH is continuous rather than pulsatile

<p>False</p> Signup and view all the answers

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