Fertility

How big is the human egg?

Clue did a Menstrual Cycle Quiz to find out how much people know about the menstrual cycle.

The question this time is: how big is the human egg in millimeters?

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The human egg, known as the "ovum" is the reproductive cell formed in the ovaries. The egg grows and in a process called "ovulation" is released from the ovary. After ovulation it can be fertilized for up to 24 hours, as it journeys through the fallopian tube towards the uterus.

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