Reproduction

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Reproduction
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2014-05-11 15:42:42
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  1. 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)
  2. Where is sperm produced?
    Seminiferous tubules (found in testes)
  3. What is the primary male sex hormone?
    Testosterone
  4. What is the primary female sex hormone?
    Estrogen
  5. What is the primary hormone occurring in pregnancy?
    Progesterone - it promotes pregnancy
  6. What hormone regulates egg and ovulation process of body?
    FSH and LH
  7. What is ovulation?
    egg is released from the ovary, enters fallopian tube, enters THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY
  8. where does fertilization normally take place?
    upper fallopian tube
  9. where does implantation take place?
    endometrium (lining of uterus)
  10. 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

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