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Pharm Lesson 18

The following are activities related to the key terms for the chapter.

Androgens Male hormones that stimulate the development of male characteristics
Contraceptives Medications used for birth control
Erectile dysfunction (ED) The inability to achieve or sustain a penile erection for sexual intercourse
Estrogen/progestin therapy (EPT) The use of combined hormones for birth control and menopausal symptoms
Estrogens Female sex hormones responsible for the development of female secondary sexual characteristics; medications used for many conditions
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) Hormone that stimulates development of ovarian follicles in the female and sperm production in the testes of the male
Hormone therapy (HT) The therapeutic use of hormones
Luteinizing hormone (LH) Hormone that works in conjunction with FSH to induce secretion of estrogen, ovulation, and development of corpus luteum
Luteotropic hormone (LTH) Hormone that stimulates the secretion of progesterone by the corpus luteum and secretion of milk by the mammary gland
Oxytocin Hormone that stimulates the uterus to contract, thus inducing childbirth
Progesterone Hormone responsible for changes in uterine endometrium in the second half of the menstrual cycle in preparation for implantation of the fertilized ovum, development of maternal placenta after implantation, and development of mammary glands
Progestins Synthetic drugs that exert progesterone-like activity
Testosterone Male hormone; medication used for replacement therapy and other uses
Tocolysis Suppression of uterine contractions in preterm labor
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