Embryology Prep For Pregnancy

  1. What has the most hormonal influence over menstrual cycle?
  2. What hormones are secreted from the Pituitary?
    • Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
    • Luteinsing Hormone (LH)
  3. What hormone is produced by the hypothalamus?
    Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)
  4. What are the gonadal homones that are produced by the Ovary? What do they act on?
    • Estrogen, Progesterone
    • Act on Uterus
  5. What are the four phases of the Ovarian Cycle?
    • 1. Follicular Phase
    • 2. Ovulation Phase
    • 3. Luteal Phase
    • 4. Menses
  6. What does the FSH stimulate during follicular phase?
    The development of ovarian follicles, the production of estrogen by its follicular cells, stimulates synthesize LH receptors
  7. What is the role of FSh in the menstrual cycle?
    Stimulate follicle growth
  8. What is the role of LH in the menstrual cycle?
    removes meiosis inhibitor
  9. What are the primodal, primary, and secondar follicles?
    They protect the oocyte in the ovary
  10. What are the primary and secondary oocytes?
    • primary is pre ovulation¬†
    • secondary is post ovulation¬†
  11. what cells secrete estrogen?
    follicular cells
  12. When does ovulation happen?
    day 14 LH surge
  13. what would happen if fertilization fails?
    endometrium dies (menstration)
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Embryology Prep For Pregnancy
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