Female Reproductive System Flash Cards

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Physiology 1B (Reproductive System) Flashcards on Female Reproductive System Flash Cards, created by Daniel Elandix G on 08/27/2013.

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Describe the ovarian cycle for the development of follicles within the ovaries. 1: Primordial Follicle 2: Primary Follicle 3: Secondary Follicle 4: Graafian Follicle 5: Corpus Luteum 6: Ovulation 7: Corpus Albicans
What cyclic hormonal changes are responsible for oogenesis and ovulation? The release of LH, FSH, estrogen and progesterone
What changes occur in the endometrium of the uterus during the menstrual cycle? Initially, there's the shedding of the endometrium, then the endometrium will regenerate by increasing in height and increase in vasculature and the increase in glandular secretions
Describe the indicators of ovulation. Change in vaginal epithelial cells, increase in body temperature. Change in cervical mucus
Describe the indicators of ovulation. Change in vaginal epithelial cells, increase in body temperature. Change in cervical mucus
How is the hormonal cycle regulated by feedback loops to the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland? It is via control of secretions of the Gonadotrophin releasing hormones via negative feedback loops and the production of glycoproteins inhibit A and B
What are the actions of estrogens in non-pregnant females? Development of secondary sex characteristics, fat storage, sodium and water retention, soft skin. Puberty.
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