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The condition of having a developing embryo or foetus in the body, after union of an ovum and spermatozoon. The state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus.

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Re: mammary gland of male in mammals

... that expand and develop more alveoli buds as the breast produces lactose when stimulated with prolactin--the hormone produced primarily during pregnancy and one that is necessary for milk production. Also because of testosterone, the male breast does not have as many lobes (mammary gland tissue) ...

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by Annij
Sun Nov 03, 2013 4:47 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mammary gland of male in mammals
Replies: 18
Views: 18108

Why must we avert the genome of Eden?

... management issue, but this certainly doesn’t make any sense. He says: “It comes down to parental investment. From the perspective of females, each pregnancy is a major investment of resources.” But it is anything but not economical to produce millions of ova in advance and store them for decades ...

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by Hunor
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:08 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why must we avert the genome of Eden?
Replies: 6
Views: 8026

why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?

... (I assume you mean harmful mutations by this) do not survive to become human beings but are miscarried instead, or if they make it through the pregnancy and become little baby boys and girls still do not survive to reproduce themselves. I think what you asked is an interesting question and ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why is the reproductive system immune to entropy?
Replies: 3
Views: 1949

Can you get pregnant under these conditions?

The pull out method which is ] known as the coitus interreptus is one of the method of pr the vagina before he finally pulls out UT eventing pregnancy. But at th e point of ejaculation is when sexual intercouse is nice the most. At that moment the man is abit slow in responding to to pull out ...

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by ikke124lins
Sun May 19, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can you get pregnant under these conditions?
Replies: 7
Views: 4852

receiving electromagnetism

... germ cell death, the estrous cycle, reproductive endocrine hormones, reproductive organ weights, sperm motility, early embryonic development, and pregnancy success. At the cellular level, an increase in free radicals and [Ca2+]i may mediate the effect of EMFs and lead to cell growth inhibition, ...

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by jinx25
Sun Oct 07, 2012 2:33 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: receiving electromagnetism
Replies: 4
Views: 3648
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