REPRODUCTION - hypothalamus GnRH pituitary gland FSH, LH...

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Reproduction Biological sex ( m/f/intersexed) External genital anatomy Internal sexual and reproductive anatomy Adult sex hormones: Sex chromosomes: 46 (23 pair) f=XX, m=XY Sex as sex for reproduction vaginal intercourse only ART = assisted reproductive technologies
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Reproduction, cont Sex as reproduction, key biological processes ovulation ejaculation fertilization cell division implantation cell differentiation and development Cultural aspects -- how process portrayed: active v. passive
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Sexual & Reproductive Maturation Puberty: sexual and reproductive maturation Females menarche = first menstruation ovulation Males erection, ejaculation with sperm Adolescent infertility Other body changes: breasts, hair, voice, testicles
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Sexual Differentiation Sex Chromosomes: XX, XY Sex hormones:
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Unformatted text preview: hypothalamus GnRH pituitary gland FSH, LH FSH (follicle stimulating hormone): f. follicles, m. sperm LH (luteinizing hormone: f. estrogen, egg devt; m. testosterone Androgens, estrogen, progesterone Feedback loops : levels of hormones trigger increase or decrease in production females: cyclical over menstrual cycle, menarche menopause males: more or less constant Sexual Differentiation cont. Basic Plan Internal: gonads, Mllerian ducts, Wolffian ducts, urogenital sinus External: tubercle, folds, labio-scrotal swelling (external) until 7th week -- only difference is genetic 8th-12th weeks: gonads differentiate without Y chromosome female with Y chromosome male Abnormalities: CAH, AIS...
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