The Reproductive System Gustavo Peralta Period 5 (hormones of the…
The Reproductive System Gustavo Peralta Period 5
hormones of the reproductive system and their regulation
The hormones controlling the female reproductive system include gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH), follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and leutenizing hormone (LH), all of which are produced in the brain; oestrogen and progesterone produced by the ovaries and the corpus luteum; and human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)
Major functions of the
To produce egg and sperm cells.
To transport and sustain these cells.
To nurture the developing offspring.
To produce hormones.
Anatomy of all major male and female reproductive structures
testes,sperm seminiferous tubules epididymis ductus deferens urethra seminal vesicles prostate prostate gland bulbourethral glands semen scrotum penis
ovary oocytes Graafian follicle
corpus lutem corpus albicans fimbriae infundibulum uterine tube fundus cervix
Formation of Gametes. Both the male and female gametes are formed during a process of cellular reproduction called meiosis. During meiosis, the DNA is only replicated or copied one time. However, the cells are divided into four separate cells.
Events of the female hormonal
Follicular (before release of the egg)
Ovulatory (egg release)
Luteal (after egg release)
disorders of the reproductive system (STDs &SYIs)
HIV. HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, destroys the body's ability to fight off infection. ...
HPV. HPV is a common STI that can cause genital warts. ...
Genital herpes. ...
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).