Control of Oestrous Cycle.

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When does the oestrous cycle begin and end?
Puberty - begins. Menopause - ends.
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Which 2 hormones are produced by the pituitary gland?
Folicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and Lutenising hormone (LH).
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What does FSH do?
stimulates the development of folicles in the ovary, which contains eggs, and stimulates the folicles to produce oestrogen.
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What does LH do?
causes ovulation to occur and stimulates the ovary to produce progesterone from the corpus luteum.
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Which 2 hormones are produced by the ovary?
Progesterone and Oestrogen.
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What does oestrogen do?
Causes the rebuilding of the uterus lining after menstruation and stimulates the pituitary gland to produce lutenising hormones.
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What does progesterone do?
Maintains the lining of the uterus in readiness to receive the fertilised egg and inhibits production of FSH.
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