Before We Are Born: Essentials of Embryology and Birth by Keith L. Moore, T. V. N. Persaud

By Keith L. Moore, T. V. N. Persaud

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If pregnancy does not occur, the reproductive cycles normally continue until the permanent cessation of the menses-menopause-usually between the ages of 48 and 55 years. TRANSPORTATION OF THE GAMETES Oocyte Transport During ovulation, the fimbriated (fringed) end of the uterine tube comes in close proximity to the ovary (see Fig. 2-10). The fingerlike processes of the tube, the fimbriae, move back and forth over the ovary. The sweeping action of the fimbriae and the fluid currents produced by them "sweep" the secondary oocyte into the funnel-shaped infundibulum of the uterine tube.

4- 3A and B): • The extraembryonic somatic mesoderm, which lines the trophoblast and covers the amnion • The extraembryonic splanchnic mesoderm, which surrounds the umbilical vesicle B Remnant of primary umbilical vesicle Endometrial Extraembryonic epithelium somatic mesoderm Bilaminar embryonic disc c Prechordal plate FIGURE 4-3. Sections of implanted human embryos. A. At 1 3 days, note the decrease in the relative size of the primary umbilical vesicle and the early appearance of the primary chorionic villi.

A, Light micrograph of the ovarian cortex demonstrating mostly primordial follicles (P), which are primary oocytes surrounded by follicular cells (x270). B, Light micrograph of a secondary follicle. Observe the primary oocyte and the follicular fluid surrounded by membrana granulosa (x132). (From Gartner LP, Hiatt JL: Color Textbook of Histology, 2nd ed. ) MITTELSCHMERZ AND 0vuu1'JON A variable amount of abdominal pain, called mittelschmerz, accompanies ovulation in some women. Mittelschmerz may be used as a sign of ovulation; however, there are better indicators, such as the slight drop in basal body temperature, followed by a sustained rise after ovulation.

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