HESI A&P FEMALE: Reproductive System

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HESI A&P FEMALE: Reproductive System
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HESI Female Reproductive System
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Female Reproductive system review for the HESI exam.
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  1. In women, each month, under the influece of ___, several eggs ripen within the ovarian follicles in the ovary.
    FSH: Follicle Stimulating Hormone
  2. The _______ produced by the follicle initiates the preparation of the endometrium of the uterus for pregnancy. 
    estrogen
  3. At Approximately day 14 of the cycle, a surge of __ is released by the pituitary, which stimulates ovulation and the conversion of the follicle to the corpus luteum.
    LH: Luteinizing Hormone
  4. The corpus luteum secretes ________ & estrogen, which further stimulates development of the endometrium.
    progesterone
  5. If fertilization occurs, the ______ ______ remains functional. 
    corpus luteum
  6. If fertilization does not occur, the corpus luteum degenerates and _______ begins. 
    menstruation
  7. After ovulation, the egg is swept into the oviduct or ________ ____
    fallopian tube
  8. _______ occurs while the egg is in the oviduct or fallopian tube. 
    Fertilization 
  9. The fertilized egg or ____ travels to the uterus and implants itself within the __________.
    • Zygote
    • endometrium
  10. In the uterus, the developing embryo is nourished by the _______, which is formed by maternal and embryonic tissue.   
    placenta
  11. During pregnancy, hormones from the placenta...
    • maintain endometrium 
    • prepare the breasts for milk production

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