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Unformatted text preview: a. Gonads- primary sex organs i. Testes in males ii. Ovaries in females b. Gonads produce gametes (sex cells) and secrete hormones i. Sperm- male gametes ii. Ova (eggs)-female gametes 2. Male reproductive system a. Seminal vesicles- adds salts, sugars, fructosecreates medium b. Epididymis-maturation c. Testes-sperm cells produced d. Prostate gland- citrate, hormones, fluid i. All the fluid collectively is then called semen 3. Testes a. Seminiferous tubule i. Meiosis takes place 4. Female reproductive system a. Ovaries b. Duct system i. Uterine tubes (fallopian tubes) ii. Uterus iii. Vagina c. External genitalia 5. Ovaries a. Composed of ovarian follicles (sac-like structures) b. Structure of an ovarian follicle i. Oocyte ii. Follicular cells iii. Ovulation about 14 days 1. Ovary sitting at meiosis I iv. Uterus is preparing a secondary lining for a fertilized egg v. Menstruation vi. Meiosis II...
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course BIOLOGY 107 taught by Professor Dr.abbott during the Fall '08 term at UConn.
- Fall '08