Menstrual Cycle Part 2

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Menstrual Cycle Part 2

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This hormone is secreted by the corpus luteum during the 2nd half of the cycle:
  • 2. 
    Progesterone _______ rapidly after ovulation and ____ about 7 days post ovulation.
  • 3. 
    If ovum has NOT been fertilized, the _____ ______ begins to regress about day ___ and progesterone is ________.
  • 4. 
    What happens to the endometrium with decreased levels of estrogen and progesterone?
  • 5. 
    The anterior pituitary produces FSHRF and LHRF.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    LH triggers ________ and FSH stimulates ________ follicles in the _____ to grow.
  • 7. 
    What 2 hormones does the hypothalamus produce?
  • 8. 
    FSHRF stands for ___________________________.
  • 9. 
    LHRF stands for _______________________.
  • 10. 
    FSHRF and LHRF are released into the blood reaching the _______ lobe of the ________ gland.
  • 11. 
    FSHRF and LHRF cause the anterior pituitary gland to produce LH and FSH.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    List the endometrial phases in order: (hint-there are 3 phases)
  • 13. 
    List the ovary phases in order:
  • 14. 
    Fill in the ranges for endometrial thickness:1. menstrual: __ - __ mm2. proliferative: __ - __mm3. secretory: __ - __ mm
  • 15. 
    The ______ phase has high progesterone levels and prepares the endometrium to receive the fertilized egg.(endometrium thickens)
  • 16. 
    ________ is caused by a surge in LH and occurs on the 14th day of the cycle.
  • 17. 
    The surge in LH causes the dominant follicle to _____, which results in ______ of the mature ovum.
  • 18. 
    During the _______ _______, 5 to 7 follicles develop in each ovary.  By 8-12 days, a single follicle becomes _______ and continues to _______. Other developing follicles in that ovary begin to _____ in size. 
  • 19. 
    The dominant follicle reaches approximately 18-25mm.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The _______ phase occurs days 1-4 and is a discharge of the endometrial lining.  During this time, there is a decrease in ________ and _______.
  • 21. 
    The proliferative phase occurs on days __ - ___, with ovulation on day 14; where lining is shed and the endometrium is starting to thicken.
  • 22. 
    This phase is the end phase and the endometrial lining is very thick. (days15-28)