By the end of this section, you will be able to:
- Describe human male and female reproductive anatomies
- Describe spermatogenesis and oogenesis and discuss their differences and similarities
- Describe the role of hormones in human reproduction
- Describe the roles of male and female reproductive hormones
As in all animals, the adaptations for reproduction in humans are complex. They involve specialized and different anatomies in the two sexes, a hormone regulation system, and specialized behaviors regulated by the brain and endocrine system.