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Fetal Interactive Component

Attempt the Quiz - Fetal  

Here are a few simple Quiz questions that relate to Fetal development from the lecture and practical.

1 Differentiation of the internal and external genital organs depends on the:

 genetic makeup of the embryo
 presence of gonads and their endocrine secretion
 placental hormones
 maternal hormones
 all of the above

2 The relative movement of organs with the peritoneal cavity can best be described as:

  descent of the adrenal glands and gonads
  ascent of the adrenal glands and genital tubercle
  ascent of the kidneys and descent of the gonads
  descent of the kidneys and adrenal glands
  none of the above

3 The genital tubercle and inner genital folds form the same adult structures in both sexes.


4 In a female fetus, the uterus develops from the:

  mesonephric duct
  paramesonephric duct
  somatic pleura
  urogenital sinus

5 In the male fetus, descent of the testes is caused by all of the following except:

  increased abdominal pressure
  presence of gut in the processus vaginalis
  enlargement of the inguinal canal by swelling of the gubernaculum
  reduction and regression of the gubernaculum
  straightening and lengthening of the body

Practical 12: Sex Determination | Early Embryo | Late Embryo | Fetal | Postnatal | Abnormalities | 2011 Audio

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