Oocyte Development Quiz
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The female reproductive system produces ____________ female gametes called __________.
The female reproductive system receives _____________ male gametes called ___________.
On the outer surface an ovary there is a single layer of cuboidal epithelium or low columnar epithelium. What is the name of this outer layer of the ovary?
In a mature ovary there is a substantial layer of dense connective tissue found just below the surface layer from question 3. What is the name of this dense connective tissue layer?
What cells migrate from the wall of the yolk sac into the indifferent gonad of the developing embryo during the 4th week of development?
Primordial germ cells
In what phase of do the primary oocytes arrest in around the 5th month of fetal development?
Metaphase of meiosis I
Metaphase of meiosis II
Metaphase of mitosis I
Prophase of meiosis I
Prophase of meiosis II
How long are the primary oocytes arrested in the phase from the previous question?
Until month 8 of fetal development
In what part of the ovary contains a large number of primordial follicles?
What is the main hormone that helps primordial follicles develop into primary follicles?
Human chorionic gonadotropin
In a primary follicle what is the name of the layer that forms between the layer of granulosa cells and the developing oocyte?
What hormone does the theca interna secrete?
The theca enterna does not secrete 17β Estradiol; however, the theca interna is indirectly responsible for the production of 17β estradiol by supplying the neighboring granulosa cells with androstenedione that with the help of the enzyme aromatase can be used as a substrate for 17β estradiol.