The Menstrual Cycle

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S H D C T U K L O B X W G O O B K A X W M
L K N M R T P Y N N O N S A Q I V M K K H
H C A Q P P L R E B G M M U Y F N T W P G
X A L W F J W L C I E R U Y O T I P M X G
N B G G A H I I F K L C N U Q N S A F Y O
K D Y F J C A I O A H T R W U E T L B O C
B E R O Y R U C W E T T N F A J S H L K F
Q E A W I Y U H V U E W I M B B G U S R H
Y F T H Q F W R T E H C T W F L L N Y V U
Y E I U S I L H N Y A N Q I S L E K W Q T
A V U P R O G E S T E R O N E U E M A R I
F I T P C V J K C O R P U S L U T E U M Q
E T I J A B U O F S M K D V O T N S B I B
M A P U P P W E W N R C O R V S I I H D M
F G S J S T P U B E R T Y L F D E L Q W B
T E J A D R X R U K C N V X U V F F F H W
U N T Q M E N O P A U S E G S L X I P S H
A K I W U S D E X O E S T R O G E N G R O
W U T W F H W S I R B E W S P C W C H O G
B M P F R O V D P F W H W R I R D L O E G
G F H H O T H P Y R S O Q S G S J J O S L

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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