Human Reproduction Problem Set

Problem 4: Pituitary hormones


What pituitary hormone(s) control ovulation and production of female hormones by the ovary?

A. estrogen
B. gonadotropin releasing hormone
C. human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG)
D. follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and lutenizing hormone (LH)
These gonadotropins are released by the anterior pituitary in response to the action of gonadotropin releasing hormone released by the hypothalamus.
E. progesterone

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