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What determines if egg is male or female?
DNA composition- sex chromosomes
XX is female
Xy is male
Y must be donated from a sperm (dad)
Where is sperm produced?
Seminiferous tubules (found in testes)
What is the primary male sex hormone?
What is the primary female sex hormone?
What is the primary hormone occurring in pregnancy?
Progesterone - it promotes pregnancy
What hormone regulates egg and ovulation process of body?
FSH and LH
What is ovulation?
egg is released from the ovary, enters fallopian tube, enters THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY
where does fertilization normally take place?
upper fallopian tube
where does implantation take place?
endometrium (lining of uterus)
What is the corpus luteum?
It's what the follicle eventually turns into.
the outer shell of an egg. egg exits and the corpus luteum is what remains