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Histology Testbank: Male Reproductive System 3

 

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).

1.
How many corpora cavernosa are there?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5

2.
Which one of the following are the earliest cells of spermatogenesis?
a. Primary spermatocytes
b. Secondary spermatocytes
c. Spermatids
d. Spermatozoa
e. Spermatogonia

3.
Which cells are also called "nurse cells"?
a. Interstitial cells
b. Leydig cells
c. Sertoli cells
d. Sustentacular cells
e. Both c and d

4.
When do the testes descend into the scrotum?
a. Fetal development
b. Infancy
c. Puberty
d. Adulthood
e. During arousal

5.
Which is the largest accessory structure of the male reproductive system
a. Epididymis
b. Prostate
c. Seminal vesicle
d. Bulbourethral gland
e. Cowper's gland

6.
What is the capsule that surrounds the testes?
a. Tunica adventitia
b. Tunica externa
c. Tunica media
d. Tunica intima
e. Tunica albuginea

7.
What is the "cap"at the anterior portion of a spermatazoon?

a. Head
b. Tail
c. Acrosome
d. End piece
e. Middle piece

8.
What is another term for the corpus cavernosum urethrae?
a. Corpora cavernosa
b. Corpus spongiosum
c. Urethra
d. Corpus cavernosum clitoridis
e Erectile tissue

9.
How many corpus spongiosum are there?
a. 1
b. 2
c. 3
d. 4
e. 5

10.
What is the mature sperm cell?
a. Primary spermatocytes
b. Secondary spermatocytes
c. Spermatids
d. Spermatozoa
e. Spermatogonia

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