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Physiology of the female reproductive axis.
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PMID:  23240945     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The female reproductive system contains two principal components: the uterus, which supports the developing fetus, and the ovaries, which produce the female gametes. This manuscript will review how the hypothalamus, pituitary, ovary and uterus are integrated into the female reproductive system. The endocrinology of pregnancy, as well as a cursory overview of reproductive pathology, will be presented in each section. In addition, the most common endocrinopathy in women, polycystic ovarian syndrome, as well as the early loss of reproductive function, premature ovarian failure, will receive special mention.
Authors:
G Wright Bates; Meaghan Bowling
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Periodontology 2000     Volume:  61     ISSN:  1600-0757     ISO Abbreviation:  Periodontol. 2000     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9313276     Medline TA:  Periodontol 2000     Country:  Denmark    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  89-102     Citation Subset:  D    
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© 2013 John Wiley & Sons A/S.
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