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chapter
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Reproduction
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A
General Terminology and
Concepts; Sex Determination
and Differentiation
General Principles of Gametogenesis
Sex Determination
Sex Differentiation
Differentiation of the Gonads
Differentiation of Internal and
External Genitalia
Sexual Differentiation of the Central
Nervous System and Homosexuality
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ECTION
B
Male Reproductive Physiology
Anatomy
Spermatogenesis
Transport of Sperm
Erection
Ejaculation
Hormonal Control of Male
Reproductive Functions
Control of the Testes
Testosterone
Puberty
Andropause
Additional Clinical Examples
Hypogonadism
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ECTION
C
Female Reproductive Physiology
Anatomy
Ovarian Functions
Oogenesis
Follicle Growth
Formation of the Corpus Luteum
Sites of Synthesis of Ovarian Hormones
Control of Ovarian Function
Follicle Development and Estrogen
Synthesis During the Early and
Middle Follicular Phases
LH Surge and Ovulation
The Luteal Phase
Uterine Changes in the
Menstrual Cycle
Other Effects of Estrogen and
Progesterone
Androgens in Women
Puberty
Female Sexual Response
Pregnancy
Egg Transport
Intercourse, Sperm Transport, and
Capacitation
Fertilization
Early Development, Implantation,
and Placentation
Hormonal and Other Changes During
Pregnancy
Parturition
Lactation
Contraception
Infertility
Menopause
Additional Clinical Examples
Amenorrhea
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
Precocious Puberty
Scanning electron
micrograph of a
single sperm cell on
the surface of an egg.
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