Human Biology, 14 Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25924-574-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-25924-574-9

Chapter 17 - Engage - Page 385: 1


When the percentage of body fat falls too low, the body interprets that as a condition in which a pregnancy cannot be maintained.

Work Step by Step

In response, the body shuts down the reproductive cycles to obviate the possibility of futile pregnancies and the waste of body resources.
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