What happens if the hormone progesterone is not secreted in a human female?
Enlargement of arteries supplying blood
to the endometrium and growth of endome-
trial glands are inhibited.
Which hormone stimulates ovulation in the female and production of the female sex hormone progesterone?
These are the major sex hormones. Progesterone is a 21-carbon steroid female sex hormone, secreted largely by the corpus luteum and is required for the maintenance of pregnancy. On the other hand, Testosterone is a steroid male sex hormone, secreted by the testes and is responsible for the development of secondary male characteristics.