The Human Body: The Reproductive System, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615302530
  • ISBN-13: 9781615302536
  • DDC: 612.6
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Although much is now known about the biology of reproduction, a great deal remains to be discovered about the diseases and disorders that can damage the reproductive system. Ethical concerns surrounding the issues of birth control and abortion have also provoked much discussion in recent times. This comprehensive narrative details both the biological process of procreation and the often divisive debates on how best to approach matters related to the human body.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Anatomy of the Human Reproductive System.
2: The Male Reproductive System.
3: The Female Reproductive System.
4: Hormones and Reproductive Maturity.
5: Sex Hormones.
6: Puberty.
7: Menstruation.
8: Menopause.
9: Reproduction and Pregnancy.
10: Sexual Intercourse.
11: Sperm and Ova.
12: Fertilization.
13: Development of the Reproductive Organs.
14: Implantation.
15: Pregnancy.
16: Multiple Birth.
17: Disorders of Reproductive Development and Function.
18: Genetic and Congenital Abnormalities.
19: Disorders of Sexual Maturity.
20: Disorders Affecting Menstruation.
21: Disorders of the Testes and Penis.
22: Infections and Cancers of the Reproductive System.
23: Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
24: Other Infections of the Reproductive System.
25: Hyperplasia and Major Cancers of the Reproductive Organs.
26: Infertility and Disorders of Pregnancy.
27: Infertility.
28: Abnormal Changes in Pregnancy.
29: Disorders of the Placenta.
30: Other Disorders of Pregnancy.
31: Issues Concerning Birth Control and Abortion.
32: History of Birth Control.
33: Early Advocates.
34: The Population Explosion.
35: Birth Control and Health.
36: Family Planning.
37: Methods of Birth Control.
38: The Legality of Birth Control.
39: The Ethics of Birth Control.
40: The Significance of Birth Control.
41: Abortion.