Flashcards in Menstrual Cycle Deck (12)
what does the hypothalamus release?
what does the pituitary release?
What does the ovaries release?
What day do we see the LH surge?
List the two components of the ovarian cycle
1. Follicular phase
2. Luteal phase
List the two components of the uterine cycle
1. Proliferative phase
2. Secretory phase
What does the follicular phase release?
Start and end of the follicular phase
Start: 1st day of menses
Ends: LH surge
What does the luteal release?
Progesterone from corpus luteum
Start and end of luteal phase
Starts: LH Surge
Ends: Onset of menses
What hormone supports endometrial thickening and elongation?