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Human Bio Hormones

Human Bio SG 19

Released by the pituitary gland in the brain FSH
Stimulates the ovaries to produce estrogen FSH
Causes the eggs on follicles to mature FSH
Starts to be released around day 5 of the menstrual cycle FSH
Released by the pituitary gland in thh brain LH
Causes ovulation around day 14 of the cycle LH
Highest around day 14 of the menstrual cycle LH
Released by the ovaries Estrogen
Fertility drug for women who do not produce eggs Estrogen
Signals to the brain to stop producing FSH Estrogen
Causes the lining of the uterus to thicken Estrogen
Found in some contraceptive pills Estrogen
Responsible for female secondary sex characteristics Estrogen
Levels reduce during menopause Estrogen
causes a surge in LH levels Estrogen
Known as the "pregnancy hormone" Progesterone
produced by the corpus luteum progesterone
maintains endometrium during pregnancy progesterone
inhibits the production of FSH progesterone
production triggered by elevated HCG progesterone
responsible for male secondary sex characteristics testosterone
produced by placents HCG
stimulates production of progesterone HCG
detected by a pregnancy test HCG
released by the pituitary gland in the brain prolactin
stimulates mammary glands to produce milk prolactin
released by the pituitary gland in the brain oxytocin
stimulates mammary glands to release milk oxytocin
causes uterine contractions during labor oxytocin
Created by: amh159