Biology - Hormones in the Menstrual Cycle

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  • Hormones in the Menstrual Cycle
    • Pituitary Gland relesases FSH
      • FSH stimulates egg to mature
      • FSH stimulates oestrogen release
        • Ovaries release oestrogen
          • Oestrogen causes uterus lining to thicken
          • Oestrogen switches FSH off
            • Over 14 days after ovulatiuon, oestrogen levels fall as no FSH is produced
              • Period
              • Pituitary secretes FSH
          • Oestrogen stimulates LH release
            • Pituitary releases LH
              • LH stimulates ovulation
                • Over 14 days after ovulatiuon, oestrogen levels fall as no FSH is produced
                  • Period
                  • Pituitary secretes FSH

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