CHAPTER 22: THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
42.Define the term morula, describe its structure, and state the approximate time-table for its appearance.
43.Define the term blastocyst, describe its structure, and state the approximate time-table for its appearance.
44.List the hormones of pregnancy, name the organ(s) that secrete each hormone, the time-table during pregnancy when each hormone is secreted and reaches peak levels, and the effect(s) of each hormone.
45.Define the term gestation, name the approximate time of human gestation, and name the special branch of medicine involved with gestation and birth.
46.Describe the anatomical changes that occur within a woman's body during pregnancy, and discuss the physiological changes that they result in.
47.Fully describe the three types of prenatal testing currently performed.
48.Define the term karyotype and discuss the type of information that may be obtained by one.
49.Name and discuss the major hormones involved with the onset of labor and birth.
50.List the three stages of birth and describe the events that occur within each.
51.Discuss the "fight-or-flight" response of a newborn.
52.Define the term puerperium and discuss the major events that occur during this time.