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Hypogonadism

...  is a defect of the reproductive system wherein there is a lack of function of the sex glands of men (testes) and women (ovaries). In medical parlance, it is also known as Gonadal Deficiency. gonads play two major roles in the body. First, to produce normal hormonal levels important for body growth and second, to produce healthy sperms cells and egg cells vital for pregnancy to happen.  ...

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

...  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 female and male sexual characteristics will not develop fully. Thyrotropin Releasing Factor or TRF TRF stimulates the anterior pituitary  ...

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

...  hormones are the thyroid-stimulating hormone (which looks after the thyroid), the adrenocorticotrophic hormone (which manages the adrenal cortex), and the gonadotrophic hormone (which faciliates the gonads). All of those hormones are dictated by the functioning capability of the anterior pituitary. But, the nickname “master gland” is not entirely correct, because the anterior  ...