Hormones and Reproductive System

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What hormone causes the release of FSH from the pituitary gland?

Gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH)

Which hormone is suggested to play a role in sexual desire in men?

Testosterone

What is the main consequence of low testosterone levels in men?

Decreased interest in sex

Which gland is responsible for the production of sperm in males?

Testicles

In the male reproductive system, which part operates in a feedback loop with the pituitary gland?

Hypothalamus

What is the primary male hormone involved in sexual desire according to the text?

Testosterone

Which hormone stimulates the maturation of an immature egg in one of the ovaries?

Follicular stimulating hormone (FSH)

What is the hormone produced in the testicles and in small amounts by the ovaries?

Testosterone

In a woman, what hormone stimulates the development of a follicle in the ovary?

Luteinizing hormone (LH)

What is the condition characterized by the absence of menstruation?

Amenorrhea

Which male reproductive gland secretes a fluid that nourishes and protects sperm?

Prostate gland

What is the average length of a menstrual cycle?

$28$ days

Which hormone is responsible for stimulating the production of sperm in men?

Luteinizing hormone (LH)

What is the function of Prolactin and Oxytocin in the human body?

Promote milk production and contract the uterus

Where is Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) produced?

Hypothalamus

During which phase of the menstrual cycle does ovulation occur?

Preovulatory phase

What is the function of the corpus luteum in the female reproductive system?

Produce human chorionic gonadotropin

Which condition is characterized by the growth of endometrial tissue outside of the uterus?

Endometriosis

Test your knowledge on hormones related to the reproductive system, including the functions of the pituitary gland, estrogen, progesterone, follicular stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH). Learn about how these hormones affect the testes and ovaries during different stages of the reproductive cycle.

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