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morula

16+ cells before implantation, young zygote

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testosterone effect on males

secondary sex characteristics, libido, maturation of male sex organs

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Where does GnRH, or Godanotropic releasing hormone, come from? What is its target cell?

Hypothalamus
Anterior Pituitary
Anterior pituitary releases LH - luteinizing hormone and FSH - follicle stimulating hormone

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FSH effect on males

increases stimulatory effect of testosterone, especially in dealing with spermatogenesis
induces sustenocytes to release ABP or androgen binding protein, which keeps the level of test. high around the sperm-producing cells

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LH effect in males

stimulates the interstital cells of leydig around the seminiferous tubules to secrete testosterone

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Inhibin effect in males

serves as a barometer for sperm production

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cervical cancer

Risk factors include frequent cervical inflammations, STDs, multiple pregnancies. It is slow growing, starts at the epithelium covering cervical tip

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prolapse of the uterus

caused by stretching of the supporting ligaments during childbirth, tip of cervix pokes through the external vaginal opening

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site where fertilization usually occurs

fallopian tube

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What is progesterone's stimulus for release?

LH

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posterior pituitary neurohormones

ADH, oxytocin

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master endocrine gland

anterior pituitary, and hypothalamus bc it ctually control the naterior pituitary