Hormones and Female Reproductive

Hormones and Female Reproductive

  • Hormones are produced in the endocrine gland.
  • Hormones job is too signal changes within a body.
  • Male sex hormone is testosterone.
  • Female sex hormone is oestrogen.
  • Progesterone is the pregnancy hormone that controls the menstrual cycle. 
  • Female has two ovaries (sex glands) that control hormones oestrogen and progestrone.
  • Ovulation is when the ovaries produce an egg once a month.
  • The uterus has strong muscular walls called the amnion and the chorion.
  • The uterus job is to nature the unborn child.
  • The uterus lining is called the endometrium.
  • The endomentrium enriches the blood after a period when no fertilising egg is implanted.
  • The fallopian tubes are tubes that lead to the uterus
  • The egg that is released travels down the fallopian tube
  • Sperm can swim up the fallopian tube and fertilise an egg
  • Cervix is a strong muscle between the uterus and the vagina
  • The cervix holds the unborn child.
  • The vagina is a tube which extends to the cervix at the neck of the uterus and exists the body.
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