Flashcards in Testicular and Ovarian Function Deck (37)
When can fertilisation occur?
during ovulation at day 14
How long is the window of opportunity for fertilisation every month
24 hours, the lifespan of secondary oocyte
What is acrosomal reaction?
when sperm releases digestive enzyme to break down the external cells so fertilisation can occur
What is the cortical reaction of the egg?
When one sperm reaches the zona pellicida, other sperms are no longer allowed entry
How many days after fertilisation does implantation occur?
blastocyst implants at day 5-9
Which part of the zygote has cords to invade the endometrium