child development - menstrual cycle

menstruation - days 1-7
this is when the lining of the uterus is shed, and will only happen if the egg is not fertilised.
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repair phase - days 8-12
a new lining for the uterus is started.
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ovulation - days 13-15
an egg is released from the ovary.
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receptive phase - days 16-22
the lining of the uterus has become much thicker and is ready to receive a fertilised egg.
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premenstrual phase - days 23-28
if the egg is not fertilised, the lining of the uterus begins to break down again.
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Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

a new lining for the uterus is started.

Back

repair phase - days 8-12

Card 3

Front

an egg is released from the ovary.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

the lining of the uterus has become much thicker and is ready to receive a fertilised egg.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

if the egg is not fertilised, the lining of the uterus begins to break down again.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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