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Female Reproductive System | Cleveland Clinic

How does the female reproductive system work? The female reproductive system provides several functions. The ovaries produce the egg cells, called the ova or oocytes

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Female Reproductive System: Parts, Anatomy & Function …

The female reproductive systemis composedupof the internal and external sex organs that work in the reproduction of a new baby.

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Female Reproductive System – byjus.com

The female reproductive system is framed to perform different functions. It creates egg cells that are essential for reproduction known as ova.

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Male and Female Reproductive System Organs

The reproductive system is necessary for the production of new living organisms. The ability to reproduce is a basiccharacteristic of life. Insexual reproduction, two individuals produce offspring that have genetic characteristics from both parents

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Female Reproductive System (for Teens) – KidsHealth

Larger text sizeLarge text sizeRegular text size Reproduction is the process by which organisms make more organisms like themselves. But even though the reproductive system is essential to keeping a species alive, unlike other body systems, it's not essential to keeping an individual alive. In the human reproductive process, two kinds of sex cells, or gametes (GAH-meetz), are involved.

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Reproductive System, Part 1 – Female Reproductive System: Crash Course A&P #40

Human reproduction is complicated an important, and it's going to take a four part series for us to cover it. Today, we're kicking that off with the female reproductive system, starting with how sex hormones affect oogenesis and ovulation, continuing through how the ovarian and menstrual cycles mature and release oocytes, and create a comfy uterine environment for a fertilized egg.

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The Pulling of the Bulls – CattleNetwork.com

Some of you are probably familiar with the phrase The Running of the Bulls. This phrase has Spanish roots and has its origins from the need to transport cattle from fields in the country to the closest markets for sale. Over the years, producers tried to speed the process by hurrying and exciting the cattle to market and it actually became a competition.

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Leaf beetles: Even a tiny dose of pesticide will impair reproduction – Phys.Org

Dr. Thorben Mller is studying how pesticides affect leaf beetles.

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Embryo transfer for cattle reproduction program to start this month … – Business Mirror

DAVAO CITYThe government is slated to start the national reproduction of cattle this month to ensure the regular reproduction of the breeding stock and gradually wean the country away from imports, according to a private dairy industry leader. The reproduction would be done through embryo transfer, a process of implanting the embryo into the reproductive tract of female cattle, said Isidro Albano, the current president of the Dairy Confederation of the Philippines.

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What fishy findings mean for our reproduction – New Zealand Herald

Kiwi scientists have revealed how females in one species can influence which competing sperm make it to their eggs first - with possible implications for understanding our own reproduction system.

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Fussy fish use genetic compatibility to pick partners from afar – Phys.Org

Credit: University of Otago When salmon spawn, the sperm of competing males are in an all-or-nothing race to be the first to reach and fertilise the eggs.

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Bryde’s whales share secrets with their fins – Phys.Org

A Brydes whale feeding in the Hauraki Gulf. Credit: Gabriela Tezanos-Pinto Research into the long-term survival and abundance of the Hauraki Gulf's Bryde's whale population has used photographs of their fins to aid efforts in improving the management of the small population. Bryde's whales (Balaenoptera edeni) are classified as nationally critical in New Zealand and appear only on the north-eastern coast of the North Island.

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Orcas’ High Failed Pregnancy Rate Linked to Scarce Food – Laboratory Equipment

A multi-year survey of the nutritional, physiological and reproductive health of endangered southern resident killer whales suggests that up to two-thirds of pregnancies failed in this population from 2007 to 2014. The study links this orca populations low reproductive success to stress brought on by low or variable abundance of their most nutrient-rich prey, Chinook salmon. Thestudy, published June 29 in the journalPLOS ONE, was conducted by researchers from theCenter for Conservation Biologyat the University of Washington, along with partners at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationsNorthwest Fisheries Science Center and theCenter for Whale Research

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How do snakes mate? The world of snake sex explained – Metro

How do snakes have sex? (Picture: Getty Images) In life there are some big questions that we are longing for an answer to, and today we answer one of the biggest how do snakes mate

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The ethics of experimentation: Brown U. prof analyzes controversial science – WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) Theres a new science on the horizon thats so controversial three experts including one from Brown University have been tasked with studying the ethics of that technology. The technology has a cumbersome name: in vitro gametogenesis (IVG).

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Wild-Born Fishers Show Up on Trail Camera in South Cascades – Centralia Chronicle

A trail camera hidden in the forests of Southwest Washington has given officials what they believe to be the first glimpse of a fisher born in the area since reintroduction efforts began two years ago. The image, captured on June 1, shows a young fisher with her kit of young climbing a tree in the South Cascades

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Infertility In Men Is Just As Common As In Women, But We Don’t Treat It That Way – HuffPost

Paul Rodriguez had been with his wife for 13 years before he ever felt his marriage was seriously in danger. After a few months of trying to conceive unsuccessfully, a sperm analysis in January 2016 revealed a possible reason: Rodriguez had a low sperm count. All of a sudden, new fears about the strength of their relationship began to settle into his mind.

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Gene Thieves: Female Salamanders Hijack DNA from Multiple Males – Live Science

The all-female salamander hybridAmbystomahas found a simple formula for reproductive success: Mate with multiple males and hijack segments of each partner's genome to pass on to her offspring. In the natural world, stealing is a necessary and frequent strategy for survival

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Great Sex: These Butterflies Have Giant Sperm Packages and … – Newsweek

Sex is often complicated. Couples can become muddled in fraught dynamics, power struggles and conflicts between short-term desireand long-term vision

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Proteins linked to HIV transmission could actually be beneficial for … – Medical Xpress

June 27, 2017 Human sperm stained for semen quality testing in the clinical laboratory. Credit: Bobjgalindo/Wikipedia Protein fragments found in semen, and previously only known for their ability to enhance HIV infection, also appear to play an important role in reproductive biology.

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Biologist looks at butterflies to help solve human infertility – Phys.org – Phys.Org

June 27, 2017 Illustration of two Pieris rapae, better known as cabbage white, butterflies during a mating dance where the male performs sweeps under the female to show off his bright violet wing colors that only the butterflies can see through their sophisticated visual system. The brighter the violet on the male's wings the more his nutrient package is rich with proteins, which are highly desirable by the females

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Gator sightings close base swim area – Jacksonville Daily News

Mike McHugh With their durability and time-tested armor plating this amphibious-fighting machine should make it the envy of every Marine and sailor aboard Camp Lejeune.

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Why do men cheat? (And the answer to every other question you have about guys) – GQ.com

Why do men cheat?

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Same Genes Involved With Heart Disease Also Play Vital Role In Human Reproduction, Study Says – Medical Daily

How did the genes that ledto heart disease, one of the biggest killers on the globe,persist for so long? According to new research, the same genes that wreakhavoc on our heartserve amore beneficial purpose: They help us have babies. The study, published online in PLOS Genetics, found that the same genes responsible forcoronary artery disease (CAD), also play a major role in successful human reproduction; the genes are involved in "...functions in male and female fertility being expressed in the testes, ovaries, and endometrium..." Futurity reported.

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Women’s health services expand to Kent, Dorchester counties – My Eastern Shore

CHESTERTOWN University of Maryland Shore Regional Health has expanded womens health services to Kent and Dorchester counties. Obstetricians and gynecologists and certified nurse midwives with UM Community Medical Group Womens Health are now seeing patients at UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Chestertown, located at 126 Philosophers Terrace. Additionally, gynecological providers with UM Community Womens Health are now seeing patients at both the Chestertown pavilion and UM Shore Medical Pavilion at Dorchester, at 400 Byrn St

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