In present times, there is an ethical dilemma associated with the treatment of
children who are born with ambiguous genitalia. There are countless arguments for the
discussion, as some people believe that being born with
What signal causes testes to develop in an XY embryo?
Presence of SRY (the development of testes in a male does not require any testerone, only the presence or
absence of SRY on the Y chromosome)
What signal causes ovaries to develop to in an XX embryo?
Human Sexuality Lecture 1/2
List Three qualities that describe men and women?
Men: Masculine, tall, kind, egotistical, horny, narrow minded
Women: feminine, emotional, durable, over dramatic, elegance
Not everyone can be
categorized as fully
Sexual Determination and Differentiation
The role of genes in sexual differentiation
1. All embryos are bipotential as they have the ability to develop either male or
female bodies. Sex determination is the process that determines which
type of body will
Personal Impact Reflection
Prior to taking this course, I had little knowledge about sexuality studies. I had a
basic introduction to sexual health and health education from classes that I took in middle
school and high school, however