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Point and Location of Human Fertilization

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Point and Location of Human Fertilization

Postby RLF » Fri Jul 07, 2006 1:35 pm

My biology prof and I are engaged in a heated debate:
Does conception/fertilization occur while the egg is still in the fallopian tube or after it descends into the uterus?
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Postby victor » Fri Jul 07, 2006 2:24 pm

I can say that fertilization occurs when the egg is still in the fallopian tube because the descending to uterus would only happen when zygote is going to the implantation stage.
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Postby sdekivit » Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:10 pm

victor wrote:I can say that fertilization occurs when the egg is still in the fallopian tube because the descending to uterus would only happen when zygote is going to the implantation stage.


agrees with this answer.
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Postby tam122 » Fri Jul 07, 2006 4:33 pm

I have read on the internet ( I don't remember exactly which website) that one of requisite of the human fertilization is : sperms must meet egg at one-third of the fallopian tube, because egg just can be fertilized in not more than 24 hours. But it takes the egg 72 hours to reach the uterus. So the fertilization must occurs when egg is still in the fallopian tube.
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Postby damien james » Fri Jul 07, 2006 8:32 pm

Victor, but egg also descend during menstration if not fertilized.
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Postby victor » Sat Jul 08, 2006 3:56 am

That's why...before we mate with our couple, we should measure the time taken for those processes...:lol:
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