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Hinton test 2

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ovulation is the follicular response to a burst of secretion of
LH
prior to ovulation, the steroid hormone secreted by the growing follicle is
estradiol
the hypothalamic hormone that stimulates hormone secretion by the anterior pituitary gland is
GnRH
chronological order of the 3 phases of the ovarian cycle
follicular, ovulation, luteal
chronological order of the 3 phases of the uterine cycle
menstrual, proliferative, secretory
among human males, both semen and urine travel along the
urethra
human sperm cells first arise in the
seminiferous tubules
most of the non-cellular fluid in ejaculated human semen is composed of
the secretion of the seminal vesicles
in humans, the follicular cells that remain behind in the ovary following ovulation become
a steroid hormone synthesizing structure called the corpus luteum
testosterone is synthesized primarily by the
Leydig cells
sperm cells are stored within human males in the
epididymis
chemical signals exchanged between potential reproductive partners are called
pheromones
internal and external fertilization both
produce zygotes
animals with reproductive dependent on internal fertilization need not have
internal development of of embryos
what form of reproduction can produce diverse phenotype that may enhance survival of a population in a changing environment
sexual
environmental cues that influence the timing of reproduction generally do so by
direct effects on hormonal control mechanisms
what is an advantage of asexual reproduction
asexual reproduction enables the species to rapidly colonize habitats that are favorable to that species