Unit2 Review - BIOL 3350 Exam 2 Review 1. What is the...

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BIOL 3350 Exam 2 Review 1. What is the function of the seminal vesicles? : secrete a significant proportion of the fluid that ultimately becomes semen 2. What role does nitric oxide play in erections? : 3. What nervous system controls erection? : parasympathetic nervous system 4. What are the major sources of estrogen in premenopausal and menopausal women? Ovaries and adipose tissue 5. What hormones would be used to treat exceptionally tall children by effecting early epiphyseal closure? : sex hormones like estrogen and testosterone 6. What describes herniation of the bladder into the vagina? : cystocele 7. What is testicular torsion and what is it a common consequence of? : when the spermatic cord to a testicle twists, cutting off the blood supply: cryptorchidism along with infertility and malignancy 8. What is the most common cause of cancer in males between the ages of 15-35? : testicular cancer 9. What cancer is the most common nonskin cancer in the US affecting men 65 years of age and older? : prostate cancer 10. What condition is characterized by heavy bleeding during and between menstrual cycles. : menometrorrhagia 11. What role does oxytocin and prolactin play in a woman’s body? : 12. What are the local effects of progesterone on reproductive organs? : 13. What hormone(s) are produced after ovulation when the follicle becomes lutinized as the corpus lutium? : estrogen and progesterone 14. What is usually recognized as the leading cause of osteoporosis? : low estrogen levels 15. What is a term for benign neoplasms of smooth muscle in the uterus? : leiomyomas 16. What forms when excess fluid collects between the layers of the tunica vaginalis? : hydrocele 17. What is oogenisis? : the creation of an ovum(egg cell). It involves the development of the various stages of the immature ovum.
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18. What is endometriosis? : a gynecological medical condition in which cells from the lining of the uterus
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