Template:BGDA Practical 3 - Implantation Interactive

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1 Which of the following is essential for successful implanatation?

a decidual reaction
transport of the blastocyst to the uterine cavity at the right time
removal of the zona pellucida just before attachment of the blastocyst
release of Prostaglandin E2 by the endometrial stroma
all of the above are needed

2 Diagnostic tests for pregnancy are based mainly on:

levels of oestrogens
levels of progesterone
levels of thyroxin
secretion of human chorionic gonadotrophin (hCG)
secretion of human chorionic somatomammotropin (hCS)

3 During implantation of the blastocyst:

usually implants in the posterior wall of the uterus
release substances that cause local changes in the endometrial tissue
attaches itself to the endometrium at its embryonic pole
implantation can occur anywhere within the uterus or uterine tube
all the above are correct

4 Implantation normally takes place in the:

cervical region
two-thirds lateral uterine tube
body of the uterus, most frequently on the anterior wall
body of the uterus, on the posterior wall
peritoneal cavity