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1

what does the hypothalamus release?

GnRH

2

what does the pituitary release?

LH
FSH

3

What does the ovaries release?

Progesterone
Estradiol

4

What day do we see the LH surge?

Day 14

5

List the two components of the ovarian cycle

1. Follicular phase
2. Luteal phase

6

List the two components of the uterine cycle

1. Proliferative phase
2. Secretory phase

7

What does the follicular phase release?

Estradiol

8

Start and end of the follicular phase

Start: 1st day of menses
Ends: LH surge

9

What does the luteal release?

Progesterone from corpus luteum

10

Start and end of luteal phase

Starts: LH Surge
Ends: Onset of menses

11

What hormone supports endometrial thickening and elongation?

Estradiol

12

Withdrawal of what hormone leads to sloughing of the endometrium?

Progesterone