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Gout
...  His portable medicine chest contained a variety of remedies including one known as schwarzpulver (black powder) - a mixture of charcoal, deer antler, myrrh, coral, dried earthworm, frog legs and placenta. Alas, apparently he had no autumn crocus - a herbal product that until 30 or 40 years ago was the only preparation considered useful to treat gout. Cartoons from the nineteenth century  ...

Ovaries
...  and, eventually, it will disappear. Due to the loss of hormones maintaining the lining of the uterus, the layer starts to shed off in the form of menstruation. However, if fertilization occurs, the placenta saves the function of the albicans and keeps the integrity of the uterus.  ...

Fetal Circulation
...  from humans who are already born because of the difference in the circulatory system. Fetuses do not use their lungs, but rely instead on obtaining oxygen and nutrients from the mother through the placenta and umbilical cord. The fetus’ heart, and not the mother's heart, builds up the fetal blood pressure to drive its blood through the fetal circulation. How does the mother supply  ...

Gonads
...  estrogen and progesterone (the female sex hormones). The corpus luteum and the ovarian follicles known as graafian produce estrogen. But, estrogen production is also seen in he adrenal cortex, the placenta and even in the male testes. This hormone has to take care of so many functions, which are as follows: the control of sexual desire, the development of the secondary sex organs in females,  ...


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