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Conception in the human female

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Published by Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Conception.,
  • Fertilization.,
  • Reproduction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Robert G. Edwards.
LC ClassificationsQP273 .E38
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 1087 p. :
Number of Pages1087
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21913861M
ISBN 100122324501
LC Control Number80404023

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  The human egg, though it is the largest cell in the body, is only the size of the period at the end of this sentence. Sperm cells, by contrast, are the smallest, far too little to see with the. Pregnancy and Conception. Most of the time, you won't know the exact day you got pregnant. Your doctor will count the start of your pregnancy from the first day of your last menstrual period. That. Implantation, in reproduction physiology, the adherence of a fertilized egg to a surface in the reproductive tract, usually to the uterine wall (see uterus), so that the egg may have a suitable environment for growth and development into a new offspring. Fertilization of the egg usually occurs after the egg has left the ovary and is being transported through the fallopian tubes. Fertilization, union of a paternal sperm nucleus with a maternal egg nucleus to form the primary nucleus of an embryo. In higher organisms the essence of fertilization is the fusion of the hereditary material of two different sex cells. Learn about the process of fertilization in this article.