A reproductive cell. Sperm in men, the egg in women.
After egg retrieval, the eggs are mixed with sperm and then placed, using a minor surgical procedure (laparoscopy), into the woman's fallopian tubes for in vivo fertilization.
The period of development of the new organism from conception to the end of pregnancy and birth.
A substance secreted every ninety minutes or so by a part of the brain called the hypothalamus. This hormone enables the pituitary to secrete LH and FSH, which stimulate the gonads.
Hormones that control reproductive function: Follicle Stimulating Hormone and Luteinizing Hormone.