Human Reproduction Problem Set

Problem 2: Site of fertilization

The fertilization of human eggs most commonly occurs in what part of the female reproductive system?

A. uterus
B. fallopian tube
Fertilization normally occurs in the upper third of the Fallopian tube as the ovum is descending from the ovary toward the uterus.
C. vagina
D. corpus luteum
E. ovary

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Monday, November 4, 1996
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