Menstrual Cycle

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  • Created on: 07-04-13 22:29

Oestrogen - produced by the ovaries (egg follicles). Stimulates the release of LH and causes the thickening of the wall.

Progesterone - produced by the corpus lutem. Maintains the wall of the uterus and inhibits LH and FSH.

LH - produced by the pituary gland. Triggers ovulation.

FSH - produced by the pituary gland. Allows an egg follicle to form.

1. Falling levels of progesterone, due to the fading of the corpus…


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