Reproduction in Mammals: General Overview
Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Harrison, R. M. 2001. Reproduction in Mammals: General Overview. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
Reproduction in mammals is sexual and, with rare exceptions, fetal nutrition is provided via a placenta. The reproductive and developmental processes are similar in most mammalian species although the time of events can differ greatly.
- menstrual cycle;
- fetal development