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testes
produce sperm and sex hormones
epididymis
maturation and storage of some sperm
vas deferens
conduct and store sperm
seminal vesicals, cowper's gland, prostate gland
contribute fluid to the semen
FSH males
stimultes spermatogenesis (meiosis)
LH males
stimulates secretion of testosterone by Leydig cells
FSH females
stimulates follicle growth and estradiol secretion
LH females
stimulates ovulation, ovarian follicles into corpus luteum, and secretion of estradiol and progesterone by corpus luteum
ovulation
day 14, follicle bursts and egg is released into the fallopian tube
luteal stage
LH levels rise and corpus luteum is filled with progesterone. cause uterine lining to stay in tact
fertilization
corpus luteum is intact, progesterone high, endometrial lining remains in tact
no fertilization
corpus luteum degenerates, low progesterone, lining is shed, menstration
placenta
combination of mother's and fetus's circulatory system
cleavage
rapid cell division immediatley following fertilization, cell number (not volume) increase
smaller cells (top)
animal pole, forms external body tissues