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What Function does Menstrual Fluid have in Pregnancy?

After ovulation the uterus lining (endometrium) becomes transformed into a secretory lining in preparation of accepting the embryo. If implantation does not occur, humans shed this lining each menstrual cycle. Two-thirds of it is simply reabsorbed back into the body, and the … Continue reading

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What does a human egg cell look like?

How big is a human egg? The human egg (or ovum or oocyte) is probably the largest single cell in the human body. Sperm cells, the other half of the reproductive equation, are much, much smaller (in fact, sperm cells are the smallest cells in … Continue reading

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