Anat-Physio - Anat-Physio, 11/17/2009, p.1 ANATOMY:...

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Anat-Physio, 11/17/2009, p.1 ANATOMY: "NATURAL" ?????? Cultural constructions Functions of The "Basic Plan" Sexual Differentiation Process The "Opposite" Sex? Homologous Structures Other Parallels
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Anat-Physio, 11/17/2009, p.2 CULTURAL INFLUENCES IN TEXTBOOK What parts get included; emphasized Language -- Esoteric, latin/greek Medicalization of sexual anatomy Gendered Labels Meanings of Labels Visual Representations – photos, line drawings Genital Modifications
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Anat-Physio, 11/17/2009, p.3 Emphasis on gender difference THE CONCEPTUS: [“Fertilized Egg”] 23 pairs [46] chromosomes: 22 pairs autosomes; 1 pair “sex” chromosomes: xx or xy. Genes on Chromosomes: 25,000-30,000 Genes on Y chromosome: 20- 80, with some that correspond to those on X chromosomes . Genes on X chromosome:>1000
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Anat-Physio, 11/17/2009, p.4 THE BASIC GENITALS Internal [1-4]; External [#5] 1. GONADS: 2 gonads: “ovaries”, “testicles” *2. Genital Ducts: Mullerian, Wolffian
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