Hormones in Reproduction B3

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Testosterone?Job?
Testosterone-main male sex hormone, produced in Testes, Job-triggers/stimulates sperm production & important for development of male reproductive system
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Oestrogen?Job?
Oestrogen-main female sex hormone,produced in Ovaries, Job:causes uterus lining to thicken,inhibits & secretion of LH & promotes female sexual characteristics e.g.breast development
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Progesterone?Job?
Progesterone-produced in ovaries that supports pregnancy Job:maintains uterus lining & inhibits LH + FSH
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LH?Job?
Luteinising hormone secreted by pituitary gland Job-triggers release of matured egg at day 14 (Ovulation) & indirectly stimulates production of Progesterone
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FSH?Job?
Follicle-stimulating hormone secreted by pituitary gland Job-causes egg to mature + triggers ovaries to produce oestrogen
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Oestrogen-main female sex hormone,produced in Ovaries, Job:causes uterus lining to thicken,inhibits & secretion of LH & promotes female sexual characteristics e.g.breast development

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Progesterone?Job?

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LH?Job?

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FSH?Job?

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