Unformatted text preview: Lab Day & Time: _____________ ANS 3319C Reproductive Physiology and Endocrinology Lab Take Home Message: Female Reproductive Anatomy (20 pts: Jan 23 & 24, 2012)
1) Please fill in the table with the most appropriate term or circle the correct term (4 pts).
Length of estrous cycle (days or months Duration of estrus (hours or days) Typical # of offspring produced (Circle the correct choice) Site of semen deposition natural mating Cow Monotocous / Polytocous Sow Monotocous / Polytocous Mare Monotocous / Polytocous Cat (Domestic) Monotocous / Polytocous Dog (Domestic) Monotocous / Polytocous Species 2) Please answer the following questions as they relate to the functions of the ovary (3.5 pts).
a) What are the two major functions of the ovary? ______________________________________________
b) General name of structure that houses mature oocytes? _______________________________________
c) Name of primary steroid hormone produced by structure in previous question (2b)? _____________________
d) Behavioral event that hormone in previous question (2c) induces? ________________________________
e) Hormone secreting structure formed after ovulation of structure in question 2b? ______________________
f) Name of primary steroid hormone produced by structure listed in previous question? ____________________ 3) The cervix has multiple functions, which are dependent on the physiological status of the animal.
a) During estrus (time of mating and semen deposition), what are the functions of the cervix in most animals and
what ovarian hormone would assist in stimulating these actions (1 pt)? b) During pregnancy, what is the primary function of the cervix and what ovarian hormone would assist in
maintaining this action (1 pt)? 4) Please answer the following questions relating to epithelial cell types associated with female anatomy (2.5 pts).
a) Type of epithelial cells that comprise vaginal wall? ____________________________________________
b) Type of epithelial cells that line the secretory glands of uterus? __________________________________
c) Type of epithelial cells that line oviduct and may have cilia projecting from them? _______________________
d) What do you think the primary function of the cilia are for the epithelial cell type in question 4c? Continued on the back!!!!! 5) Please describe four distinctly different functions of the uterus in most mammals (4 pts).
a) ___________________________________________________________________________________ b) ___________________________________________________________________________________ c) ___________________________________________________________________________________ d) ___________________________________________________________________________________ 6) Please identify the gross anatomical structures of the sow tract in the figure below. Spell out the structure’s
name in the line corresponding to the identifying letter in the figure. Please circle the letter of the structure
where fertilization would occur (4 pts). A) _______________________________ B) __________________________ (Hint: external structure) C) ________________________ (Hint: bone) D) _______________________________ E) _______________________________ F) _______________________________ G) _______________________________ H) _______________________________ ...
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- Cervix, Female Reproductive Anatomy, Primary steroid hormone