This textbook provides an integrated approach to the study of mammalian reproduction, spanning the disciplines of anatomy, physiology, endocrinology, immunology, genetics, and obstetrics and gynaecology. It is written for undergraduates in medicine and veterinary medicine.
"Essential Reproduction" provides an integrated approach to the study of mammalian reproduction, spanning the disciplines of anatomy, physiology, endocrinology, immunology, genetics, and obstetrics and gynaecology. It offers the ideal text for undergraduates in medicine and veterinary medicine, as well as zoology. The book includes a discussion on all aspects of male reproduction, female cyclicity, pregnancy, parturition, post natal care and fertility control. This edition has been completely updated and the chapter on the regulation of gonadal function has been rewritten. It is strongly scientific, taking evidence from both human and other mammalian species.
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Sex; The sex steroids; Testicular function; Ovarian function; The regulation of gonadal function; Maturation of the hypothalamic-pituitary gonadal axis; Actions of steroids in the adult; Coitus and fertilization; Implantation and the establishment of the placenta; Maternal recognition and support of pregnancy; The fetus and its preparations for birth; Parturition; Lactation and maternal behaviour; Fertility.
Essential Reproduction by Martin H. Johnson
Martin H. Johnson
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