Chapter 29 - Development And Inheritance

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  • 1. 
    The three stages of true labor, or order of occurence, are _______, ______, and _______.
    • A. 

      Dilation, expulsion, placental

    • B. 

      Contraction, dilation, expulsion

    • C. 

      Contraction, expulsion, relaxation

    • D. 

      Dilation, contraction, expulsion

  • 2. 
    Hormones produced by the ___________ are responsible for maitaining the pregnancy during the first 3-4 months.  The hormone responsible for preventing degeneration of the corpus luteum is _____________  produced by the trophoblast.
    • A. 

      Ovaries, progesterone

    • B. 

      Corpus luteum, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus, estrogen

    • D. 

      Uterus, oxytocin

  • 3. 
    Indicate the germ layers responsible for development of the following structures: (a) muscle, bone, and peritoneum: _________; (b) nervous system and epidermis _________; (c) epithelial linings of respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts: ___________.
    • A. 

      Ectoderm, mesoderm, endoderm

    • B. 

      Mesoderm, endoderm, ectoderm

    • C. 

      Mesoderm, ectoderm, endoderm

  • 4. 
    Labor is an example of a negative feedback cycle that ends with the birth of an infant.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following statements is correct?  Enter choice A-E without parenthesis or spaces. (a) Normal traits always dominate over abnormal traits; (b) Occassionally an error in meiosis called  nondisjunction results in an abnormal number of chromosomes; (c) The mother always determines the sex of the child because she has either an X or Y gene in her oocytes; (d) Most patterns of inheritance are simple dominant-recessive inheritances; (e) Genes are expressed normally regardless of any outside influence such as chemicals or radiation.
  • 6. 
    Amniotic fluid (1) is derived entirely from a filtrate of maternal blood; (2) acts as a fetal shock absorber; (3) provides nutrients to the fetus; (4) helps regulate fetal body temperature; (5) prevents adhesions between skin of the fetus and surrounding tissues.
    • A. 

      1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    • B. 

      2, 4, 5

    • C. 

      2, 3, 4, 5

    • D. 

      1, 4, 5

    • E. 

      1, 2, 4, 5

  • 7. 
    Which of the following structures develop during the fourth week after fertilization? (1) embryonic folding; (2) the neural tube; (3) otic placode (beginning of the ear); (4) beginning of the eye; (5) upper and lower limb buds.
    • A. 

      1, 2

    • B. 

      1, 2, 5

    • C. 

      1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    • D. 

      2, 3, 5

    • E. 

      1, 3, 4, 5

  • 8. 
    A fluid-filled sphere of cells that enters the uterine cavity.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 9. 
    Cells produced by cleavage.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus.
  • 10. 
    The developing individual from week nine of pregnancy until birth.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 11. 
    The outer covering of cells of the blastocyst.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 12. 
    Membrane derived from trophobast.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 13. 
    Early division of the zygote.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 14. 
    A solid sphere of cells still surrounded by the zona pellucida.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 15. 
    Event in which differentiation into the three primary germ layers occur.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 16. 
    Embryonic development of structures that will become the nervous system.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 17. 
    The formation of blood vessels to support the developing embryo.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 18. 
    Result of the fusion of male and female pronuclei.Enter choice 1-11 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) cleavage; (2) blastomeres; (3) morula; (4) angiogenesis; (5) trophoblast; (6) blastocyst; (7) zygote; (8) gastrulation; (9) neurulation; (10) chorion; (11) fetus
  • 19. 
    Stimulates the corpus luteum to continue production of progesterone and estrogen.Enter choice 1-6 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) oxytocin; (2) human somatomammotrophin; (3) human chorionic gonadotropin; (4) prolactin; (5) corticotropin-releasing hormone; (6) relaxin
  • 20. 
    Increases the flexibility of the pubic symphysis and helps dilate the uterine cervix during labor.Enter choice 1-6 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) oxytocin; (2) human somatomammotrophin; (3) human chorionic gonadotropin; (4) prolactin; (5) corticotropin-releasing hormone; (6) relaxin
  • 21. 
    Secreted by the placenta; helps establish the timing of birth and increases the secretion of cortisol for fetal lung maturation.Enter choice 1-6 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) oxytocin; (2) human somatomammotrophin; (3) human chorionic gonadotropin; (4) prolactin; (5) corticotropin-releasing hormone; (6) relaxin
  • 22. 
    Helps prepare mammary glands for lactation; regulates certain aspects of maternal and fetal metabolism.Enter choice 1-6 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) oxytocin; (2) human somatomammotrophin; (3) human chorionic gonadotropin; (4) prolactin; (5) corticotropin-releasing hormone; (6) relaxin
  • 23. 
    Stimulates uterine contractions; responsible for the milk ejection reflex.Enter choice 1-6 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) oxytocin; (2) human somatomammotrophin; (3) human chorionic gonadotropin; (4) prolactin; (5) corticotropin-releasing hormone; (6) relaxin
  • 24. 
    Promotes milk synthesis and secretion; inhibited by progesterone during pregnancy.Enter choice 1-6 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) oxytocin; (2) human somatomammotrophin; (3) human chorionic gonadotropin; (4) prolactin; (5) corticotropin-releasing hormone; (6) relaxin
  • 25. 
    The control of inherited traits by the combined efforts of many genes.Enter choice 1-16 without parenthesis or spaces.  (1) genotype; (2) phenotype; (3) alleles (4) aneuploid; (5) incomplete dominance; (6) multiple-allele; (7) polygenic inheritance; (8) sex-linked inheritance; (9) homozygous; (10) heterozygous; (11) carriers; (12) dominant trait; (13) mutation; (14) nondisjunction; (15) translocation; (16) Barr body
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