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how many days before menstruation does ovulation normally occur

14 days

2

what hormone is measured by an ovulation predictor kit

LH

3

what is the stratum functionale

thick outer layer of endometrium that is sloughed off

simple columnar epithelium

4

what is the stratum basale

retained throughout the menstrual cycle and regenerates the stratum functionale

5

myometrium histology

bundles of smooth muscle and connective tissue
running roughly parallel to the long axis of the body

6

what is the corpus albicans

white body after degeneratin of the corpus luteum
collagen and fibroblasts
also formed in pregnancy

7

what are the features of secondary follicles

follicular antrum
theca interna which secretes steriod precursors
multiple layers of granulosa cells

8

what are the features of primordial follicles

large oocyte surrounded by one layer of cuboidal granulosa cells

9

what part of follicular development is independant of hormones

begining up to 2o follicle

10

granulosa cells form the inner layer

theca cells form the outer layer

11

granulosa cells

oestrogen

12

granulosa lutein cells

progesterone

13

theca cells

androgens