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NUTR 2050
Simone Holligan

Chapter 2Preconception NutritionInfertile biological inability to bear childrenInfecund Biological inability to bear children after 1 year of unprotected intercourse3050 of conceptions are lost by resorption into the uterine wall within the first 6 weeks after conception9 are lost by miscarriage in first 20 weeks of pregnancyMiscarriage causes severe defect in fetus maternal infection structural abnormalities of the uterus endocrine immunological Endocrine A system of ductless glands such as the thyroid adrenal glands ovaries and testes that produce secretion that affects body functionImmunological having to do with immune systems and its functions in protecting the body from bacterial viral fungal or other infectionsSubfertility reduced level of fertility characterized by unusually long time to concieve or repeated early pregnancy lossesPuberty The period of life during which humans become biologically capable of reproductionOva Eggs of female produced and stored in ovariesProstaglandis substances that cause the uterus to contract and release the blood and nutrients stored in the uterine wallPelvic inflammatory disease PID can lead to scarring and blockage of the fallopian tubesEndometriosis pre
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