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The Vertebrate ovary

comparative biology and evolution

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Published by Plenum Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ovaries.,
  • Vertebrates -- Physiology.,
  • Physiology, Comparative.,
  • Evolution.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementedited by Richard E. Jones.
    ContributionsJones, Richard E. 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP261 .V47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiii, 853 p. :
    Number of Pages853
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4728154M
    ISBN 100306311291
    LC Control Number78016084

    As body weight increases, the muscle output and energetic cost required for flying increase. The jawed fishes evolved later and are extraordinarily diverse today. Whereas trends toward increasing structural complexity have often been reversed during evolution, reproductive behaviour patterns in many phylogenetic i. The skin of bony fishes is often covered in overlapping scales, and glands in the skin secrete mucus that reduces drag when swimming and aids the fish in osmoregulation.

    This process is called ovulation. There are three groups of mammals living today: monotremes, marsupials, and eutherians. It has been suggested that this dramatic change in morphology of the capillary wreath surrounding the follicle reflects increased permeability and preparation for invasion into the granulosa layer when the follicle ruptures at ovulation [2]. This series features superb views of dissected unembalmed human cadavers with excellent camera work.

    The theca subsequently differentiates into the theca interna, which contains most of the follicular capillaries, and the theca externa, which contains mostly arterioles and venules. Turtles are characterized by a bony or cartilaginous shell, made up of the carapace on the back and the plastron on the ventral surface, which develops from the ribs. Function The ovaries have three functions. The uterus is held in position within the pelvis by condensations of endopelvic fascia, which are called ligaments.


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The Vertebrate ovary book

Birds evolved from dinosaurs. However, the vagina as a whole has insufficient nerve endings for sexual stimulation and orgasm; this lack of nerve endings makes childbirth significantly less painful.

The antrum is filled with follicular fluid, which is mostly a transudate of plasma but also contains secretory products from the follicular cells.

The variability of aging could include environmental factors, lifestyle habits or genetic factors. Ovarian cysts, growths on the ovaries, are common and most women will get them at least once, according to the Mayo Clinic.

They usually reproduce sexually with internal fertilization.

Ovaries: Facts, Function & Disease

Before puberty, ovaries are just long bundles of tissue. Learning Objectives Describe the location and function of the ovaries Key Points In addition to producing ova, the ovaries are endocrine organs and produce hormones that act during the female menstrual cycle and pregnancy.

While male monotremes and eutherians possess mammary glands, male marsupials do not. Reptiles lay shelled eggs on land. The theca subsequently differentiates into the theca interna, which contains most of the follicular capillaries, and the theca externa, which contains mostly arterioles and venules.

In protochordates, gametes are released into a stream of respiratory water that passes directly into the sea. The ovarian reserve and fertility preform optimally around 20—30 years of age. The lining of the uterine cavity is called the endometrium.

[Activity of vertebrate collagenase in the human ovary (author's transl)].

New York: McGraw-Hill. The larval stage of a frog, the tadpole, is often a filter-feeding herbivore. The uterus or womb is a major female hormone -responsive reproductive sex organ of most mammals including humans. Like reptiles, monotremes have one posterior opening for urinary, fecal, and reproductive products, rather than three separate openings like placental mammals do.

A series of ridges produced by the folding of the wall of the outer third of the vagina is called the vaginal rugae. Most of the follicles that enter the growing population regress in a process known as atresia; thus, only a relatively few follicles ever reach the mature, preovulatory stage.

Mammalian skin includes secretory glands with various functions. Ovary and Fallopian Tubes Histology series, Vol.The Hardcover of the The Vertebrate Ovary: Comparative Biology and Evolution by Richard Jones at Barnes & Noble.

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Ovary (disambiguation)

Reproductive Biology of South American Vertebrates Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. Edition. by William C. Hamlett (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: A laboratory manual for comparative vertebrate anatomy by Hyman, Libbie Henrietta and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at atlasbowling.com Animal reproductive system, any of the organ systems by which animals reproduce.

The role of reproduction is to provide for the continued existence of a species; it is the process by which living organisms duplicate themselves. Animals compete with other individuals in. Worksheet for Morgan/Carter Laboratory #24 “Vertebrate Anatomy III – Excretory, Reproductive and Nervous Systems” BE SURE TO CAREFULLY READ THE INTRODUCTION PRIOR TO ANSWERING THE QUESTIONS!!!

You will need to refer to your text book to answer some of. ovary, ductless gland of the female in which the ova (female reproductive cells) are produced. In vertebrate animals the ovary also secretes the sex hormones estrogen estrogen, any one of a group of hormones synthesized by the reproductive organs and adrenal glands in females and, in lesser quantities, in males.