The Menstrual Cycle

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Clues

  • A hormone-secreting structure that develops in an ovary after an ovum has been discharged but degenerates after a few days unless pregnancy has begun (6, 6)
  • During which week of the cycle does menstruation occur (3)
  • During which week of the cycle is the lining of the uterus built up (3)
  • Hormone FSH stimulates production of (9)
  • Hormone which inhibits FSH and LH (12)
  • The day on which ovulation takes place (8)
  • When a woman stops having periods (9)
  • When does the menstrual cycle start (7)
  • Where in the brain are hormones produced (9, 5)
  • Which type of mechanism is the menstrual cycle an example of? (8, 8)

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