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(Science: gynaecology) The discharge of a secondary oocyte from a vesicular follicle of the ovary. The expulsion of an ovum from the ovary (usually midway in the menstrual cycle).The formation of female [[gametes from the [[ ovarian follicle.

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Do chromosomses ever get competitive?

... cell is faster than the y-sperm cell, so that whether y or x chromosome fertilizes the egg depends on the time of copulation with respect to ovulation.

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by Fearnot
Fri Aug 09, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do chromosomses ever get competitive?
Replies: 9
Views: 11110

Human Reproduction

I read a line in my text stating "after 14 days of ovulation , if ovum is not fertilized , the lining of uterus degenerates and menstruation begins." Why does the endometrium degenerates ? Please Help!! :?

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by madromanoff
Thu Jan 17, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Reproduction
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Views: 1791

Can you think of an evolutionary reason for this?

... sort of reminds me in a way of women that are completely developed and they all live in the same house eventually they will all go into sync with ovulation and also their periods all at the same time, anyway that's another story. Hope you find an answer immunogoblin as it is an interesting occurrence.

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by vk4vfx
Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Can you think of an evolutionary reason for this?
Replies: 8
Views: 7255

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... can wear my rings, bracelets, shoes and clothes and my face is a round loaf of bread .. the strange thing is that the bloating is not just during ovulation or period .. it's ALWAYS !!! and Whenever I go to doctors "with all my respect" they just charge you alot and cost you labs and ...

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by Rim
Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:16 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 453
Views: 2911174

The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.

... are not present in non-barbed/non-barbed-compatible copulation, for obvious reasons. Whereas, although there are some apparent cuts, it induces ovulation in barbed/barbed-ready copulations, penetration by a barbed penis into an unadapted vagina would be marred by a whole host of damaging factors, ...

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by irtree
Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:44 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Keyhole Paradox: Challenging universal common descent.
Replies: 5
Views: 6634
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