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Sexual Reproduction

Progeny Testing test of the value for selective breeding of an individual's genotype by looking at the progeny produced by different matings
Donor Cows cows that donate eggs
Sperm male sex cell
Extenders person or thing that extends something
Estrous Cycle the recurring reproductive cycle in many female mammals, including estrus, ovulation, and changes in the uterine lining
Straws container used to hold semen
Artificial Vagina vagina-shaped sex toy used for male masturbation
Follicle Stimulating Hormone hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the formation of ova or sperm
Luteinizing Hormone hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates ovulation in females and the synthesis of androgen in males
Sire father
Moltility ability to move spontaneously and actively, consuming energy in the process
Artificial Insemination placing of sperm cells in proximity with female reproductive cells by a method other than natural mating.
Embryo Transfer process that removes fertilized eggs from a female and places them in another female who carries them until birth.
Quarantine state, period, or place of isolation in which people or animals that have arrived from elsewhere or been exposed to infectious or contagious disease are placed
Hormones regulatory substance produced in an organism and transported in tissue fluids such as blood or sap to stimulate specific cells or tissues into action
Superovulation increased amount of ovulation marked by the production of more than the normal number of mature eggs at one time
Dam mother
Corpus Luteum hormone-secreting structure that develops in an ovary after an ovum has been discharged but degenerates after a few days unless pregnancy has begun
Follicle small secretory cavity, sac, or gland, in particular
Semen the sperm cells and accompanying fluids
Sperm Sexing process of determining the sex of the sperm cells
Protectant substance that provides protection
Ejaculation action of ejecting semen from the body
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone trophic peptide hormone responsible for the release of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH) from the anterior pituitary
Recipient Cows cows receiving eggs from another cow
Flow Cytometer device used for identifying and sorting cells and their components (as DNA) by staining with a fluorescent dye and detecting the fluorescence usually by laser beam illumination
Conception action of conceiving a child or of a child being conceived
Created by: Sol097