Audiogenic Stimulation and Reproductive Function

  • I. Tamari


F.H.A. Marshall in 1936 was the first to emphasize the dependence of the breeding season, in many species, on environmental or “exteroceptive” factors. He suggested that such factors exert their effects by nervous and reflex stimulation of the secretion of gonadotrophic hormones, primarily FSH from the anterior pituitary. The term “exteroceptive” was first used by Hartridge in the same year to describe “external local factors” affecting the pituitary.


Auditory Stimulus Corpus Luteum Reproductive Function Sound Stimulus Auditory Stimulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. Tamari
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  1. 1.Hadassah Medical CentreHebrew UniversityJerusalemIsrael

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