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Which hormones are involved in the female reproductive system?

Which hormones are involved in the female reproductive system?

Many: Estrogen is produced usually when an egg is developing at the beginning of the reproductive cycle, responding to a FSH elevation from the pituitary. Then the LH surge occurs causing ovulation, which then produces Progesterone to help maintain implantation if pregnancy occurs. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Hormone (Definition)

A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more


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What are the different hormones in the reproductive system?

What are the different hormones in the reproductive system?

Hormones: Please go online to Yahoo or something similar and look up "Hormone Images". You will learn a lot - take your time reviewing the information. ...Read more

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What are the accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

What are the accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

See remarks: there are several accessory glands 1) prostate & seminal vesicles :they provide a medium & reservoir for the sperm .The bulk of the ejaculate is the product of these 2 organs.(the sperm is a minute part of the ejaculate. 2) Littre glands : these glands below the prostate provide lubrication These are the basic accessory glands ...Read more

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What are the organs of the female reproductive system?

What are the  organs of the female reproductive system?

See below: Uterus, ovaries, oviduct vagina and, please do not ignore it, the brain! breasts enlarge to produce milk for the product. I say the brain because it is often true that the more a child is wanted, the harder it is to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Which hormones are involved in ovulation?

Which hormones are involved in ovulation?

Pituitary and ovary: The pituitary hormones FSH and LH help the egg sac, or follicle grow and mature. A sudden surge of LH induces ovulation. The ovary produces estradiol, to prepare the pelvic organs and progesterone, after ovulation, to stabilize the endometrial lining for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Which are the hormones involved in ivf?

Which are the hormones involved in ivf?

IVF: Please go online to "americanpregnancy.org" and you will understand better. There are other similar articles on the web. ...Read more

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Which organs of the male reproductive system make semen?

Which organs of the male reproductive system make semen?

Prostate etc.: Semen comes from the prostate, seminal vesicles and sperm from the epididymis and testicles. ...Read more

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What are the main structures of the female reproductive system?

What are the main structures of the female reproductive system?

Pelvic anatomy: The uterus is lined by the endometrium, and is connected to the vagina at the bottom and the right and left fallopian tubes exit towards the top. Normal ovaries sit on either side just below the tubes. The cervix is the name for the lowermost part of the uterus. ...Read more

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What are the effects of female reproductive hormones on the body?

What are the effects of female reproductive hormones on the body?

Hormones: This is an unusual question from a woman your age. Can you please be a bit more specific about your question. ...Read more

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What hormones are responsible for the development of the female genitalia?

What hormones are responsible for the development of the female genitalia?

Genitalia: That is an unusual question for a 45 year old woman - the development is much earlier in life and menopause will kick in over the next 5-10 years. If you are a man looking for gender identity change make an appointment to see a Psychologist. Only if she/he agrees with your desire should you be referred to a clinician. Most such patients I see are much younger than 45. ...Read more

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What are the major hormones present in the human body?

What are the major hormones present in the human body?

Cholesterol!: Amazingly enough, almost all hormones are made from cholesterol. Small modifications create testosterone, estrogens, cortico steroids, progesterones and quite a few others including precursors. ...Read more

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Which hormones interact with the reproductive organs?

Which hormones interact with the reproductive organs?

Many hormones affect: The most well-known reproductive hormones are the gonadotropins, fsh and lh, from the pituitary gland, and the steroid hormones, estrogen and Progesterone in women, and testosterone in men. The gonadotropins stimulate the gonads, and the gonads make hormones that stimulate uterine lining and secondary sex characteristics. ...Read more

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How many organs are in the endocrine system?

How many organs are in the endocrine system?

Interesting question: Please go online and look for articles on hormones. One option is to go to Yahoo Images and look for Endocrine System. That should help answer your questions. ...Read more

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Cystitis is a problem that can occur in the female and male reproductive systems?

Cystitis is a problem that can occur in the female and male reproductive systems?

Bladder: Cystitis is an inflammation of the urinary bladder. The bladder is not part of the reproductive system in either males or females. ...Read more

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What parts of the male reproductive system and the female reproductive system does HVI effect?

What parts of the male reproductive system and the female reproductive system does HVI effect?

Does not affect any: HIV causes Immune deficiency and patients are more prone to infections which most people with normal immune system do not get HIV does not directly have ant effect on the male or female reproductive system but are more prone to infections of the reproductive system indirectly ...Read more

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What are the hormones involved in regulating the menstrual cycle in females if the egg is fertilized?

What are the hormones involved in regulating the menstrual cycle in females if the egg is fertilized?

Major players: The major players are estrogen, progesterone, hcg secreted from the corpus luteum. These regulate your pregnancy. There are other smaller hormones at play but with lesser significance. ...Read more

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What tissues are involved in the digestive system?

What tissues are involved in the digestive system?

Organs: There are many organs involved in the digestive system. These include the mouth, teeth and salivary glands in the upper portion. The stomach, small and large bowel are where food is broken down and absorbed. The liver, pancreas, gallbladder also play large roles in making and storing digestive chemicals. ...Read more

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What brain parts control the female reproductive system?

What brain parts control the female reproductive system?

HPO (short version): It's called the hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis (hpo.) the highest center is the hypothalamus, which prouces gnrh; this talks to the pituitary gland, which will produce fsh and lh in response. The ovaries respond to fsh and lh. ...Read more

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Aside from the hormones involved, is puberty the same in males and females?

Puberty = a process: of physical maturation during which a child's body matures into an adult body capable of sexual reproduction. Hormones in the brain signal the gonads - ovaries in girls or testes in boys, to begin the maturational process. Growth plates of long bones are fused by the end of the process & adult height is reached. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Opsahl
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Female Reproductive System (Definition)

The female reproductive system is a complex organ system that includes sex hormones and organs such as the ovaries, uterus, fallopian ...Read more