Female Reproductive System Anatomy & Physiology

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How many oocytes is a female born with?

2 million

Where is the ovum released from at ovulation?

Follicle

Where are sperm deposited for fertilization?

Vagina

What is the muscular sphincter at the opening of the uterus called?

Cervix

What happens if the ovum is not fertilized?

Menstruation

What is the sex chromosome in an egg cell?

X

What is the sex chromosome pattern of the fertilized egg if a sperm with a Y chromosome fertilizes the egg?

XY

Which organ is sometimes called the womb and is about the size of a pear?

Uterus

Which part of the uterus makes mucus to keep sperm alive and has an opening where sperm enter and where the baby comes out?

Cervix

What is the primary function of the uterus?

To hold and nourish developing embryo and fetus

Where does the period come from in females?

Uterus

What is the role of the fallopian tubes in reproduction?

To transport eggs from the ovaries to the uterus

Where does the opening of the cervix lead to?

Uterus

What is the sex chromosome pattern of a fertilized egg if a sperm with an X chromosome fertilizes the egg?

XX

What happens when a sperm with a Y chromosome fertilizes an egg?

A male offspring is produced

What is the main function of the vagina?

To join outside with uterus and allow passage for birth

How many of the female's 2 million oocytes will mature into ova within her lifetime?

400

What is the name of the muscular sphincter at the opening of the uterus?

Cervix

What is the sex chromosome in a sperm cell?

Y

Where are sperm deposited for fertilization?

Vagina

What happens if the ovum is not fertilized?

Menstruation occurs

What is the primary function of the fallopian tubes in reproduction?

Provide a site for fertilization

What is the primary function of the fallopian tubes in reproduction?

Allowing passage of the fertilized egg to the uterus

What is the role of the fallopian tubes in reproduction?

Transporting sperm to the egg for fertilization

What is the primary function of the uterus?

Housing and nourishing the developing embryo or fetus

Where does the opening of the cervix lead to?

Vagina

What happens when a sperm with a Y chromosome fertilizes an egg?

The sex chromosome pattern of the fertilized egg is XY and the offspring will be a boy

What is the sex chromosome pattern of a fertilized egg if a sperm with an X chromosome fertilizes the egg?

XX and the offspring will be a girl

Where are sperm deposited for fertilization?

Fallopian tubes

What is the muscular sphincter at the opening of the uterus called?

Cervix

What is the sex chromosome in an egg cell?

XX

What is the sex chromosome pattern of the fertilized egg if a sperm with a Y chromosome fertilizes the egg?

XY, and the offspring will be a boy

What is the primary function of the fallopian tubes in reproduction?

To provide a passageway for sperm to reach the egg

What is the role of the fallopian tubes in reproduction?

To facilitate the implantation of the fertilized egg in the uterus

Where are sperm deposited for fertilization?

Vagina

What is the muscular sphincter at the opening of the uterus called?

Cervix

What happens when a sperm with an X chromosome fertilizes an egg?

The sex chromosome pattern of the fertilized egg is XX, and the offspring will be a girl

Where does the period come from in females?

Uterus

How many oocytes is a female born with?

100

What is the primary function of the uterus?

To hold and nourish developing embryo and fetus

What happens if the ovum is not fertilized?

It is released during menstruation

Test your knowledge of the female reproductive system anatomy and physiology. This quiz covers the development and release of ova, the menstrual cycle, and the role of the fallopian tubes.

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