Reproduction : The Placenta As An Endcrine Gland

Question 1 of 4

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The placenta is also ___, initially producing an additional ___ known as ___ ( ___ ).

Select one of the following:

  • an endocrine gland | sex hormone | human chorionic gonadotrophin | HCG

  • an endocrine gland | hormone | human chorionic gonadotrophin | HGC

  • an exocrine gland | fluid | human chorionic gonadotrophin | HCG

  • an endocrine gland | respiratory gas | human embryonic gonadotrophin | HEG

Question 2 of 4

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___ appears in the ___ from about ___ after ___; ____ antibodies are used to detect its presence in urine in pregnancy-testing kits.

Select one of the following:

  • HCG | urine | 7 days | conception | monoclonal

  • FSH | urine | 7 months | conception | maternal

  • HCG | blood | 7 days | conception | clonal

  • LH | urine | 7 days | fertilisation | monoclonal

Question 3 of 4

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HCG is initially secreted by the cells of the ___, but later it comes entirely form the ___ and its role is to maintain the ___ as ___ ( secreting ___ & ___ ) for the first __ weeks of pregnancy.

Select one of the following:

  • blastocyst | placenta | corpus luteum | an endocrine gland | progesterone | oestrogen | 16

  • placenta | blastocyst | corpus luteum | an exocrine gland | progesterone | oestrogen | 6

  • blastocyst | cervix | primary follicle | an endocrine gland | FSH | oestrogen | 17

  • primary follicle | blastomere | primary follicle | an organelle | progesterone | LH | 10

Question 4 of 4

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When the ___ eventually breaks down the ___ itself secretes ___ as without the maintenance of hormone levels, conditions favourable to a ___ are not maintained in the ___ and a ___ results.

Select one of the following:

  • corpus luteum | placenta | progesterone & oestrogen | fetus | uterus | spontaneous abortion

  • corpus luteum | placenta | progesterone & oestrogen | fetus | oviduct | spontaneous abortion

  • blastocyst | placenta | progesterone & oestrogen | fetus | uterus | spontaneous abortion

  • corpus luteum | placenta | progesterone & FSH | fetus | uterus | spontaneous abortion

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Reproduction : The Placenta As An Endcrine Gland

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