Introduction to the Human Reproductive System
Learn more about the human reproductive system and the processes involved in it through this course.
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This course begins with an introduction to the reproductive system. You will learn why there is a need for a reproductive system in the human body and study the two different types of sex hormones, the process of fertilization, and the role of Gametes. You will also study the external genitalia and meiosis, the structure and function of the male reproductive system, and the role of the testis in the male reproductive system.
You will then look into the structure and function of the female reproductive system and the role of the ovaries. This course will also describe the different stages of development during pregnancy. You will learn where the site of fertilization takes place and what an intrauterine pregnancy is. You will study the difference between an embryo and a fetus, the purpose of the placenta, and the different phases of childbirth. You will also look into parturition and episiotomy.
Unlike most anatomical systems in the human body, the male and female reproductive systems are completely different in structure and function but both work together to play a vital role in the production of an offspring. Upon the completion of this course, you will better understand the structure and functions of the male and female reproductive systems and the development of an offspring during the intrauterine process. Sign up for this course and learn more about the reproductive system today!
Module 2: Introduction to the Male Reproductive System
Introduction to the Male Reproductive System - Learning Outcomes
Secondary Sex Organs
Introduction to the Male Reproductive System - Summary
Module 3: Introduction to the Female Reproductive System
Introduction to the Female Reproductive System - Learning Outcomes
Secondary Sex Organs
Introduction to the Female Reproductive System - Summary
Module 4: Introduction to the Intrauterine Development
Introduction to the Intrauterine Development - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to the Intrauterine Development - Summary
Module 1: Introduction to the Reproductive System
Introduction to the Reproduction System - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to the Reproduction System
Introduction to the Reproduction System - Summary
Module 5: Introduction to the Reproductive System Assessment
Having completed this course the student will be able to: - describe the structure and functions of the male and female reproductive systems; - and describe the development of an offspring during the intrauterine process.
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