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Histology Testbank: Female Reproductive System 2

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
The appearance of the antrum is a characteristic of which stage of follicular development?
a. Primordial follicle
b. Primary follicle
c. Secondary follicle
d. Mature follicle
e. Graffian follicle

2.
What is the acidophilic glycoprotein coat which surrounds the oocyte?
a. Graffian follicle
b. Theca folliculi
c. Granulosa cells
d. Zona pellucida
e. Antrum

3.
What tissue surrounds the ovary?
a. Follicle
b. Germinal epithelium
c. Medulla
d. Tunica albuginea
e. Cortex

4.
What is a mature gamete called?
a. Oogenesis
b. Ovary
c. Ovulation
d. Oocyte
e. Ova

5.
Which stage of the follicle is characterized by a surrounding of flattened (squamous) follicular cells?
a. Primordial follicle
b. Primary follicle
c. Secondary follicle
d. Mature follicle
e. Graffian follicle

6.
What is another term for the mature follicle?
a. Primordial follicle
b. Primary follicle
c. Secondary follicle
d. Antral follicle
e. Graffian follicle

7.
What occurs cyclically in a female?
a. Oogenesis
b. Ovary
c. Ovulation
d. Oocyte
e. Ova

8.
What is the connective tissue layer around the primary follicle?
a. Graffian follicle
b. Theca folliculi
c. Granulosa cells
d. Zona pellucida
e. Antrum

9.
Ovulation is triggered by a dramatic increase in which hormone?
a. FSH
b. LH
c. HCG
d. Estrogen
e. Progesterone

10.
What is the connective tissue which surrounds the ovary?
a. Follicle
b. Germinal epithelium
c. Medulla
d. Tunica albuginea
e. Cortex

11.
In the female, what is the correct term for the production of gametes called?
a. Oogenesis
b. Ovary
c. Ovulation
d. Oocyte
e. Ova

12.
What are the follicular cells?
a. Graffian follicle
b. Theca folliculi
c. Granulosa cells
d. Zona pellucida
e. Antrum

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