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BIOL 43200 Reproductive Physiology

Session Offered:

Fall Credit 3.0


BIOL 11000 and 11100 or BIOL 12100 and 13100 or BIOL 23000 and BME 20100 and 25600.


This is an alternating year course, next offered Fall 2021, Fall 2023,Fall 2025.

This course provides an integrated approach to examining how tissues interact to regulate reproductive processes. Each section begins by describing fundamental commonalities of a reproductive event in a variety of species. This is followed by an emphasis on the difference in the details of that event among species. Some of the topics to be covered include ovarian and testicular function, puberty and the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis, fertilization, establishment of the placenta, maternal support of pregnancy, parturition, and lactation.




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