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1

Name the four events of menstrual cycle.

Menstrual phase.
Pre ovulatory phase or proliferative phase.
Ovulatory phase.
Post ovulatory phase / luteal phase.

2

Define menstrual cycle.

The cycle of events from one menstruation to the next menstruation in human females is called as menstrual cycle

3

What is menarche?

The first menstrution at puberty is termed as menarche.

4

What is menopause ?

A permanent stoppage of menstrual cycle is called menopause.

5

During which phase of the menstrual cycle the endometrial lining of uterus and its blood vessels breakdown resulting in bleeding ?

Menstrual phase.

6

During which phase of the menstrual cycle corpus luteum is formed ?

Luteal phase.

7

Name the hormone secreted by corpus luteum ?

Progesterone.

8

Mention the function of progesterone.

It helps to maintain the endometrial thickness which is required for implantation.