What is the relationship between the hypothalamus, the pituitary, and the ovary during the follicular phase
1. What is the relationship between the hypothalamus, the pituitary, and the ovary during the follicular phase? How does this compare or contrast with the relationship between these same structures during the luteal phase?
2. In detail, describe the physiological process of the corpus luteum formation.
1. Describe the sequence of spermatogenesis in mammals. You may want to use a drawing to accompany your discussion.
2. In regards to a spermatid, what is differentiation? What are the phases and what physiological mechanism(s) occur during each?
3. Describe the cycle of seminiferous epithelium.
1. What are the four types of placenta accoroding to chorionic villi distribution? For each, please describe the distribution pattern and give an example of a species in which it would be found.
2. What are the three types of placenta based on number of placental layers separating fetal and maternal blood supply? For each, please include the number of layers, any unique characterisitics (if applicable), and an example of a species in which it would be found.
3. In detail, expalin how does fetal cortisol initiates parturition.