Biology 1a - Human Biology

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1. What are hormones?
Hormones are your body's chemical messengers.
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2. Where do hormones travel?
In your bloodstream
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3. Name the 3 hormones in women.
FSH , LH and oestrogen
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4. Where is FSH and LH secreted?
The pituary gland
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5. Where is Oestrogen secreted?
The ovaries
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6. What is the role of FSH?
Stimulates oestrogen and matures eggs in the ovaries
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7. What is the role of LH?
Stimulates the realease of eggs from the ovaries
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8. What is the role of oestrogen?
Stimulates LH in the pituary gland, Inhibits FSH in the pituary gland and stimulates the development of the womb lining
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