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Menstrual cycle

menstrual cycle

The reproductive cycle of female humans. The cycle is characterised by a monthly discharge of blood, mucus, and tissues from the uterus (called menstruation) and involves changes to the lining of the uterus (the endometrium) during the rest of the month including a few days of fertility after an ovum (egg) is released by an ovary. A recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation; the average menstrual cycle is 28 days.A 28 day cycle involving the availability of the female [[ egg for [[fertilisation. During the luteal phase the mucosa element of the [[

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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... surge during the second half of the follicular phase b. The midcycle surge of LH c. Fertilization d. The progesterone surge during the luteal ... from a dominant follicle of a 25 year-old XX subject on day 11 of the menstrual cycle. Granulosa cells are then cultured in vitro, in the presence ...

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Forum: Human Biology
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menstruation and the lunar cycle with animals

I think the other mammals have menstrual cycle rather once in year. Think about belling of bucks or of bears giving birth once in a year etc.

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by JackBean
Tue Oct 25, 2011 12:11 pm
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Topic: menstruation and the lunar cycle with animals
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menstrual period

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by RADIOhead
Sun May 22, 2011 7:03 pm
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Topic: menstrual period
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Re: No period, No sex, i don't know?

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by koyal
Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: No period, No sex, i don't know?
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negative feedback

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Mon Nov 16, 2009 8:39 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: negative feedback
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