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Unformatted text preview: • Cortex (function units: follicles) • 1 follicle = 1 oocyte + surrounding epithelium simple or stratified Hormone fluid-filled Cavitiy Primordial fixed simple No No Primary fixed stratified E No Secondary fixed more stratified more E many small Tertiary floated the most stratified E peak one large (antrum) • Ovulation release the free oocyte • Corpus luteum = only epithelium left P No cavity • Corpus albicans = only scar tissue No No cavity • Uterine tubes (Where fertilization occurs) • Uterus -Perimetrium -Myometrium -Endometrium Endocrine Regulation (hormones: FELP! Know the order! ) The driving force for oogenesis (time line) from “Oogonia” to oocyte, epithelium development, ovulation, period…. know production& action sites as well as their functions-Gonadotropin FSH & LH -Sex Hormone Estrogen (E) & Progesterone (P) know the relationship b/w ovarian cycle (2 phases) and uterine cycle (3 phases)...
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- Spring '11
- corpus luteum, Sertoli cell, LH Sex Hormone