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progeny testing a test of the value for selective breeding of an individual's genotype
donor cows cows that have their genetic material used in the process of artificial insemination
sperm male reproductive cell
extenders a person or thing that extends something
estrous cycle when a female cow is ovulating and is going into heat
straws a container for semen to be frozen into for storrage
artificial vagina a tool used to gather semen from animals
follicle stimulating hormone a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that promotes the formation of ova or sperm
luteinizing hormone a hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates ovulation in females and the synthesis of androgen in males
sire the father of an offspring
motility the rate of movement in a sperm sample
artificial insemination the process of getting a female animal pregnant without physical contact with a male
embryo transfer taking an embryo for either another female or a petri dish and transferring it into another female for development
quarantine the isolation of an animal to prevent contanimation
hormones a 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 when a female is made to produce an excess of eggs so that they can be harvested
dam the mother of an offspring
corpus lutem a 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 a small secretory cavity, sac, or gland, in particular
semen male reproductive material
sperm sexing a process by which sperm is taken under a microscope and it is determined what gender of offspring they will produce
protectant a substance that provides protection
ejaculation the process of a male releasing semen
gonadotropin releasing hormone a trophic peptide hormone responsible for the release of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone from the anterior pituitary
recipient cows cows that either receive donated sperm or a donated embryo
flow cytometer a laser-based, biophysical technology employed in cell counting, cell sorting, biomarker detection and protein engineering, by suspending cells in a stream of fluid and passing them by an electronic detection apparatus
conception when sperm and egg meet to form a new offspring
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