08 - Female Reproductive System Cross-sections of mammalian...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Female Reproductive System Cross-sections of mammalian ovary P: Primordial follicle O: Oocyte G: Granulosa cells T: Thecal cells Primordial follicle Preantral follicle Antral follicle Oogenesis Prophase of meiosis Phase of growth Primary oocyte At birth Secondary oocyte 1 st polar body 2 nd polar body Phase of maturation Phase of Proliferation Oogonium Mitosis Primordial germ cell (PGC) Before birth- Proliferation completed during fetal life- Oogonia cease dividing and enter meiosis- Arrest in first meiotic prophase to become primary oocyte (Reason unknown) Prophase of meiosis Phase of growth Primary oocyte At birth Secondary oocyte 1 st polar body 2 nd polar body Phase of maturation Phase of Proliferation Oogonium Mitosis Primordial germ cell (PGC) At Puberty- Primordial follicle containing primary oocytes begin to grow- Three transitions of follicular development: Primordial to Preantral transition Preantral to Antral transition Antral to Pre-ovulatory transition Follicular Development...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course BIOL 0126 taught by Professor Wux. during the Winter '11 term at HKU.

Page1 / 14

08 - Female Reproductive System Cross-sections of mammalian...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online