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The ovary of Eve

egg and sperm and preformation

by Clara Pinto Correia

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- Europe -- History -- 17th century.,
    • Science -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Embryology -- History.,
    • Reproduction -- Research -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-376) and index.

      StatementClara Pinto-Correia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.E8 C67 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 396 p. :
      Number of Pages396
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL668238M
      ISBN 100226669521
      LC Control Number97014011

      The human ovarian surface epithelium (OSE), which is the source of the most common and most lethal ovarian carcinomas, is a simple mesothelium overlying the ovary. In contrast to the extraovarian pelvic peritoneum, the OSE remains uncommitted and multipotential in the adult. The ovary is an organ found in the female reproductive system that produces an released, this travels down the fallopian tube into the uterus, where it may become fertilized by a is an ovary (from Latin ovarium, meaning 'egg, nut') found on each side of the ovaries also secrete hormones that play a role in the menstrual cycle and : ovarian artery, uterine artery.

      Vagina. The vagina, shown at the bottom of Figure and Figure , is a muscular canal (approximately 10 cm long) that serves as the entrance to the reproductive also serves as the exit from the uterus during menses and childbirth. The outer walls of the anterior and posterior vagina are formed into longitudinal columns, or ridges, and the superior portion of the vagina—called. Andry's early medical work lies within the nascent germ theory of first book, De la génération des vers dans les corps de l'homme, was published in , and translated into English in as An Account of the Breeding of Worms in Human Bodies. The book was an account of Andry's experiments with the microscope, building on the earlier work of Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, whom Andry.

      Madame Bovary (/ ˈ b oʊ v ə r i /; French: [madam bɔvaʁi]), originally published as Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners (French: Madame Bovary: Mœurs de province [madam bɔvaʁi mœʁ də pʁɔvɛ̃s]), is the debut novel of French writer Gustave Flaubert, published in The eponymous character lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial : Gustave Flaubert. The ovary is found in the side walls of the pelvis. Each ovary is attached to the Fallopian tube. Usually each ovary takes turns releasing eggs every month. Uses. Ovaries have two purposes: Produce female sex hormones resulting in puberty; Produce ova (also called "egg cells"), which are the female reproductive : ovarian artery, uterine artery.


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In these early years of the Scientific Revolution, the most intelligent men and women of the day struggled to come to terms with the origins of new life, and one theory—preformation—sparked an intensely heated debate that continued for over a hundred : Clara Pinto-Correia.

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In these early years of the Scientific Revolution, the most intelligent men and women of the day struggled to come to terms with the origins of new life, and one theory--preformation--sparked an intensely heated debate that continued for over a hundred years.

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