Female Reproductive System and Menstrual Cycle

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What happens if the ovum is fertilized by a sperm cell?

Embryo gets embedded into the uterus

What is the process called when an ovary releases an ovum into the fallopian tube?


What causes the thickening of the lining of the uterus during the menstrual cycle?

Secretion of hormones from the pituitary gland

What is the name of the cycle that involves producing and releasing mature ova?

Menstrual cycle

What happens to the ovum and uterine walls if fertilization does not occur?

Ovum and uterine walls are disrupted and shredded off as menstrual flow

What triggers the development of ova and causes the release of mature ova from the ovary into the fallopian tubes?

Pituitary gland hormones

This quiz covers the female reproductive system, ovulation, and the menstrual cycle. It explores the process of ovum release, the onset of puberty, and the mechanisms involved in the menstrual cycle.

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