Hormones and the Nervous System

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What does FSH do?
FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) triggers the maturing of the eggs in the ovaries. FSH is secreted by the pituitary gland.
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What does Oestrogen do?
Oestrogen inhibits the production of FSH and triggers the release of LH. Oestrogen is released from directly from the ovaries. Oestrogen also prepares the womb for pregnancy.
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What does LH do?
LH (leutinising hormone) triggers the release of a mature egg from the ovaries. It is produced by the pituitary gland and is triggered by oestrogen.
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What is a hormone?
A chemical messenger
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Name the three neurons in the Nervous System.
Sensory neir
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What does Oestrogen do?

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Oestrogen inhibits the production of FSH and triggers the release of LH. Oestrogen is released from directly from the ovaries. Oestrogen also prepares the womb for pregnancy.

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What does LH do?

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What is a hormone?

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Name the three neurons in the Nervous System.

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