Oogenesis - Anatomy & Physiology

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Oogenesis is the process of producing the female gametes, the Oocyte, from the primordial germ cells. The majority of the steps in oogenesis, up to the point of producing primary oocytes, occur pre-natally. Therefore, females are born with all of the Primary Oocytes that they will ever have as primary oocytes do not devide further. These Primary Oocytes are

Oogenesis occurs in conjunction with folliculogenesis