Reproductive system part 3

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Reproductive system part 3 * the major parts are the ovaries and the duct system * Four major functions of female mammalian repro system 1. Production of female hormones (estrogens) estradiol 2. Production of egg cells- female genetic material 3. Receives male gametes 4. Carries offspring * Two major functions accomplished by the ovary 1. Ova production 2. Hormone production: Estrogen (excitatory hormone), Progesterone (suppressive hormone) * Major function of uterus: site where fetus develops * Major function accomplished by vagina (in most mammals): site of semen deposition in most species; except swine * Name major parts of repro. Duct work: infundibulum, ampulla, isthmus, ampullary- isthmus juncture. * How many ovaries develop in mammal: 2 * Where develop: near kidneys * 2 major hormones produced by ovaries: estrogen, progesterone * 2 additional hormones produced by ovaries: LH, FSH * describe infundibulum: funnel like, closest to ovary, - Function: catches egg, cilia move egg to ampulla
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