Female reproductive system

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Female reproductive system
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  1. The hormone that most directlyinfluences the secretory phase of themenstrual cycle is
    progesterone.
  2. Smooth muscle cells of themyometrium and myoepithelial cellsof the mammary glands are the targetcells for
    oxytocin.
  3. Which of these is not true of theluteal phase of the sexual cycle?
    Ovulation occurs
  4. Each egg cell develops in its ownfluid-filled space called a/an .
    follicle
  5. The mucosa of the uterus is called the____ .
    endometrium
  6. A girl’s first menstrual period is called______ .
    menarche
  7. The layer of cells closest to a mature secondary oocyte is the______ .
    corona radiata
  8. Menopause occurs during a midlife period of changing hormone secretion called_____ .
    climacteric
  9. All the products of fertilization,including the embryo or fetus, the placenta, and the embryonic membranes, are collectively called the _______.
    conceptus
  10. The funnel-like distal end of the uterine tube is called the_____ and has feathery processes called______ .
    infundibulum, fimbriae
  11. Postpartum uterine involution produces a vaginal discharge called________.
    lochia
  12. Before secreting milk, the mammaryglands secrete
    colostrum
  13. The level of this hormone rises sharply just prior to ovulation.
    LH
  14. Which phase of the menstrual cycle is characterized by thickening of the endometrium?
    secretory phase
  15. Which hormone is responsible for the enlargement of the uterus, the development of mammary ducts, and the softening of the pubic symphysis and the sacroiliac joints?
    estrogen

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