Explain the role of pitutary hormones in various phases of human menstrual cycle.

Asked by pksunilnair | 12th Dec, 2017, 09:11: PM

Expert Answer:

Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinising hormone (LH) are pituitary hormones.
Role of FSH (follicular phase)
1. Stimulates the ovarian follicles to secrete oestrogen
2. Stimulates the proliferation of the endometrium of the uterine wall
3. Stimulates the maturation of Graafian follicles
Role of LH (luteal phase)
1. Stimulates the release of ovum
2. Develops the corpus luteum and in the secretion of progesterone
3. Maintains pregnancy

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 13th Dec, 2017, 09:18: AM