Women_Studies_Lecture__10.22.07

Women_Studies_Lecture__10.22.07 - WS Lecture 10/22/07 1....

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WS Lecture – 10/22/07 1. Adrenal Glands a. Outer and inner cortex*~*(outer and inner produce same stuff??)— produces cortical, control stress, and water balance i. Sex steroids and estrogens and___________ ii. Primary source of androgens iii. Some progesterone (small) iv. Secondary source of sex steroids 1. **ovaries v. After menopause—primary time 2. Medulla— adrenalin: emergency reaction, gets body revved; also related to stress. a. Sometimes women’s cycle impacted b. By sex??? 3. Follicular phase—variable in menstrual cycle 4. Ovulation to menstruation stays the same almost always; 14 days 5. Ovaries and testes main sources of sex steroids a. Relaxin (from ovaries) softens cartilage when pregnant 1. SEX STEROIDS a. No male/female hormones b. And estrogen, prgesteron, and FSH and LG all in men and women c. Same embroionic structure—respond to same sex horomone d. Cannot identify people based on horomones e. Hormone levels fluctuate f. Testes and estrogen male and female need both, both increase droning
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