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Chapter 39 Introduction to the  Reproductive System
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Female Reproductive System
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Role of the Female Ovary Store ova  Produce the sex hormones estrogen and  progesterone
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Hormones Produced in the Ovaries Estrogen Estradiol, estrone, and estriol Enters cells and binds to receptors within the  cytoplasm  Promotes messenger RNA activity Progesterone Released into circulation after ovulation
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Effects of Progesterone on the Body Decreased uterine motility Development of secretory endometrium Thickened cervical mucus Breast growth Increased body temperature Increased appetite Depressed T cell function Anti-insulin effect
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Male Reproductive System
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2011 for the course RNSG 1301 taught by Professor Loftin during the Spring '11 term at Lone Star College.

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