Essays Tagged: "Ovum"

Abortion -- The Wrong Choice

Scientists identify the first moment of human life as that instant when a sperm cell unites with an ovum or egg cell' (18). Most pro-choice supporters do not believe the fetus is a person until the fi ...

(3 pages) 222 2 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Down Syndrome Report

cientists assume that the reason for the abnormal chromosomal assortment is the fertilization of an ovum having 24 chromosomes by a sperm with a normal assortment of 23, but they have also found that ... of 23, but they have also found that the sperm can carry the extra chromosome as well. The abnormal ovum or sperm is derived from a germ cell in which the pair of 21st chromosomes holds together and p ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Abortion should be made illegal

ng to John C. Willke, president of the National Right to Life Committee, 'At the union of sperm and ovum there exists a living, single-celled, complete human being.' Therefore, according to what John ...

(3 pages) 109 1 3.9 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Should surrogate motherhood be permitted?

man and man and implanted in herbody. Partial Surrogacy occurs when the birth mothercontributes the ovum and the sperm is introduced by artificialinsemination. She is a biological parent of the child. ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Cloning

("Cloning", 1997). Pathogenesis reproduction is the development of an organism from an unfertilized ovum, seed or spore ("Pathogenesis", 1997). So cloning, biologically speaking, is any process in whi ...

(8 pages) 113 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Abortion in America

Scientists identify the first moment of human life as that instant when a sperm cell unites with an ovum or egg cell" (18). Most pro-choice supporters do not believe the fetus is a person until the fi ...

(3 pages) 238 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

This is an argumentative essay discussing different views of cloning called "Cloning-Right vs. Wrong". (con)

known to be at risk of passing a genetic defect to a child could make use of cloning. A fertilized ovum could be cloned, and the duplicate tested for the disease or disorder. If the clone was free of ... ate tested for the disease or disorder. If the clone was free of genetic defects, then the original ovum would be as well. The fertilized ovum would then be allowed to mature to term. Moreover, clonin ...

(2 pages) 141 0 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Abortion.

n being from the moment that they are conceived. However, "science tells us that when the sperm and ovum unite, they become a complete genetic package programmed for development into a mature adult" ( ...

(3 pages) 48 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This essay is about abortion. It uses many quotes from doctors and scientists arguing pro-choice.

gnancy and the fetus have to be known for one to be sure on whether abortion is wrong. A fertilized ovum is called a zygote and it reaches the uterus only in 3-4 days. It floats freely in the woman's ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Motor Development Autobiography, describe developmental stages based on real life experiences.

c and period. The germinal period represents the first two weeks after the fertilization, where the ovum attached the uterine wall and the cell layers are formed. The embryonic period began from two t ...

(15 pages) 227 4 4.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Abortion: Pro-Life Or Pro Choice.

aby begins at the moment of conception in the mother s uterus when a human sperm fertilizes a human ovum. A new human is being created, who carries genes in its cells that make human being uniquely di ...

(4 pages) 117 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Paper called, The Human Embryo. Talks about all of the stages of pregnancy. Uses several sources to explain the changes that the baby goes through.

etime, from puberty to menopause, she will ovulate about 400 times. To conceive a baby, the woman's ovum must be fertilized within 24 hours of when it was released. This, however, does not mean the wo ... it was released. This, however, does not mean the woman has to have sexual intercourse the day the ovum is released. Sperm can last several days inside the woman, so having intercourse even 4-5 days ...

(7 pages) 63 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Biography on Dr. Ernest Everett Just an embryologist

llenged Jaacque Loeb's theory of artificial parthenogenesis, or a form of reproduction in which the ovum develops into a new individual without fertilization. Dr. Just decided to move and study in Eur ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The discovery of human cloning, gives the pros and cons and what we should do in the future

known to be at risk of passing a genetic defect to a child could make use of cloning. A fertilized ovum could be cloned, and the duplicate tested for the disease or disorder. If the clone was free of ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Abortion: The right of the person versus the right of the fetus

ing at what point a fetus should be considered a person. Before fertilisation takes place, both the ovum and the sperm are considered to be 'alive' but they cannot be considered to be a person. Everyo ...

(3 pages) 24 3 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Life: a gift for man to treasure.

rtion and contraception are NOT the same. Contraception simply disables the sperm from reaching the ovum so fertilisation is not able to proceed, while abortion occurs when a new life ALREADY exists a ...

(2 pages) 27 1 3.8 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Pro-life and Religious Views of Abortion

as the rule governing the existence of the fetus when it is unnaturally and openly terminated. The ovum, embryo and fetus are all determined to be human being by the church. Therefore, they have equa ...

(2 pages) 10 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Turner Syndrome

Turner Syndrome is the result when a sperm carrying a no sex chromosome fertilizes a normal ovum, or egg. This results in the female having only one or partial absence of the two X-chromosome, ...

(2 pages) 787 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Women's Clinic

, and abruptio placentae (Lowdermilk 2000). Ectopic pregnancy is the implantation of the fertilized ovum outside of its normal place in the uterine cavity. Locations include the abdomen, uterine tubes ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

PREGNANCY

Conception occurs after a fertile mating in which the spermatozoa deposited in the vagina reach an ovum shortly after ovulation. Before coitus penis becomes enlarge due to engorgement of its blood ve ... perms are deposited in the vagina, although only one sperm is necessary for the fertilization of an ovum. 100% of sperms gets in the vagina but only 3% gets to cervical wall, 0.1 % to uterus, and 0.01 ...

(3 pages) 18 0 1.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues