Human Reproduction

Human Reproduction - REPRODUCTION REPRODUCTIVE PROCESS E...

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REPRODUCTION
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REPRODUCTIVE PROCESS E Coordinated by hormones C Females have reproductive cycles.
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FSH – follicle stimulating hormone LH – luteinizing hormone Testosterone Estrogens Progesterone – maintains state of pregnancy Oxytoxin – promotes contraction of the uterus during the birth process HORMONES
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Gametes C Gonads C Spermatogenesis - process of sperm formation C Oogenesis - process of egg (ovum) formation DEFINITIONS
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DEFINITIONS E Ovulation - release of a secondary oocyte (egg) from an ovary C Corpus luteum - an endocrine gland in the ovary - formed after a follicle has released its secondary oocyte - secretes progesterone & other hormones
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DEFINITIONS Semen = sperms + seminal fluid Ejaculation - discharge of semen
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DEFINITIONS E Fertilization - involves the union of a sperm & an egg -the nucleus of a sperm fuses with the nucleus of an egg C Zygote - fertilized egg C Gestation = pregnancy
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DEFINITIONS E Implantation – blastocyst (fluid- filled) ball of cells adheres to the uterine lining C Gastrulation – stage of development in which new cells are arranged to form tissue layers
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DEFINITIONS E Extraembryonic membranes – amnion, chorion, allantois, yolk sac C Placenta – organ that permits exchange of metabolic waste from a fetus for oxygen and nutrients from the mother C Parturition - birth process
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REQUIREMENTS E One sexually mature male with a functional
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