Reproductive Sciences and Medicine (RHHG5005)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit covers the following topics: reproductive cycle 1 (hypothalamus and pituitary); gamete approximation and fertilisation biology; ovarian function, oogenesis and ovulation; testicular function, spermatogenesis, male accessory organs; sexual physiology; reproductive cycle 2 (ovary and genital tract); implantation, embryogenesis; placentation; fetal development - ultrasound perspective; endocrinology of pregnancy and parturition; lactation; puberty and menstruation; menopause; effects of reproductive steroids on metabolism and other body systems; gonadal differentiation and genital development.

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Classes

7x4hr lectures

Assessment

essay assignment (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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