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Hypogonadism

...  Is Hypogonadism? For men and women alike, infertility is a cross too heavy to bear. The emotional trauma infertility brings to couple who are trying desperately to have a child is indescribable. Add to that the accompanying embarrassment and disappointment of accepting that you and your partner are barren can be a problem. Many marriages have been destroyed by this one big factor of not  ...

Ovaries

...  female gonads are the ovaries. They are responsible for the production of the sex cell, oocyte. During fetal development, the egg cells start to populate the organ. However, many of them undergo atresia and die before a woman reaches the puberty stage. Aside from the egg cell, the ovaries are also responsible for the production of the sex hormones, which are the progesterone and estrogen.  ...

Hypothalamus

...  GHRF is responsible in the control and release of Growth Hormone or GH in the anterior pituitary. Growth hormone is responsible for the growth and development of all cells and tissues in the body. gonadal Hormone Releasing Factor or GnHRF GnRF controls the release and secretion of gonadal hormones produced by the female and male gonads or reproductive organs. Without GnHRF, the secondary  ...

Spermatozoa

...  male reproductive system is composed of the following: male gonads or testes, epididymis, vas deferens, prostate gland, ejaculatory duct, seminal vesicle, penis, corpus cavernosum, and the urethra. The penis and the testes are the major reproductive organs of man, while the rest are part of the reproductive process. The vas deferens acts as the passageway of the sperm from the testes to the  ...

Gonads

...  primary sex organs are called gonads, and male and female bodies both have them. The testes are the gonads for males, and the ovaries are the gonads for females. The gonads can produce hormones and cells, making them mixed glands. The testes, being the main sex organs of the males, produce the sex hormone testosterone. This hormone is vital to the maintenance and development of the secondary  ...

Pituitary Hormones

...  the monthly cycle and the production of estrogen. The luteinizing hormone works with the follicle-stimulating hormone. The two hormones are focused on reproductive cells. Also called as the gonadotrophins, they are necessary to the process of reproduction for they stimulate ovulation, and the formation of the corpus luteum (in females). The luteinizing hormone secretes progesterone,  ...