Human Biology, 14 Edition

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Chapter 18 - Engage - Page 410: 3

Answer

3a. Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is used in a test for menopause. 3b. FSH levels increase in menopause. 3 c. In pregnancy, ovarian receptors become insensitive to FSH, and the ovary no longer secrete estrogens and progesterone; as a consequence, the ovarian cycle ceases, and menopause ensues.

Work Step by Step

3a. Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is used in a test for menopause. 3b. FSH levels increase in menopause. 3 c. In pregnancy, ovarian receptors become insensitive to FSH, and the ovary no longer secrete estrogens and progesterone; as a consequence, the ovarian cycle ceases, and menopause ensues.
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