Highlight the difference between a simple neural reflex and
What Hormones does the hypothalamic nuclei produce?
How does the paraventricular nucleus and surge/tonic centres communicate with the posterior and
anterior pituitary respectively?
Classify reproductive hormones by their glandular origin.
What hormones does the hypothalamus produce?
What hormones does the pituitary produce?
What hormones do the gonads produce?
What hormones are produces in the uterus and placenta?
Classify reproductive hormones by their mode of action.
Classify reproductive hormones by their biochemical structure.
The strength of hormone action is influenced by:
How are steroid and protein reproductive hormones metabolised by the liver and excreted in the urine and faeces?
What are the practical implications of being able to measure hormones in urine, faeces and saliva?
What are the typical patterns of hormonal secretion by the reproductive system and give an example of each?