Chapter 36 Animal Reproduction

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Chapter 36 Animal Reproduction Vocabulary Acrosome – sac at the head of sperm containing enzymes to allow the sperm to enter an egg artificial insemination asexual reproduction – reproduction involving only one animal through repeated mitosis of cells. bulbourethral gland cervix – ring of connective tissue closing off the end of the uterus, expanding only during labor CG – hormone released by an embryo that prevents the corpus luteum from breaking down stopping ovulation. contraception copulation corona radiate – cells that surround the egg when it leaves the ovary corpus luteum egg embryo endometrium – inner lining of the uterus, forms the mother’s contribution to the placenta epididymis – merging of the seminiferous tubles, leads to the vas deferens estrogen fertilization fetus follicle FSH - released by the anterior pituitary upon receiving GnRH stimulates the production of gametes gonad GnRH – released during puberty by the hypothalamus, stimulates the anterior pituitary in vitro fertilization internal fertilization interstitial cell – located between seminiferous tubles in the testis, synthesize male hormones
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