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The pituitary gland releases hormones (gonadotropins) that control both the reproductive and endocrine function of the ovaries.

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Is the Pituitary gland and ovaries apart of the endocrine system?

Yes the pituitary gland is apart of the endocrine system.

What are the hypothalamic hormones names?

ADH antidiuretic hormone - pituitary gland-kidneysTRH thyroitropin releasing hormone - pituitary gland-thyroid glandCRH corticotropin releasing hormone - pituitary gland-adrenal glandGnRH Gonadotropin-releasing hormone - pituitary gland-gonadsOxytocin ovaries pituitary glands-ovariesPIH prolactin inhibitors hormone - pituitary gland-mammary glands.

What gland responsible for menstrual cycle?

The Ovaries and the Anterior Pituitary.

What are the key parts to the endocrine system?

Pituitary gland, thyroid gland, adrenal gland, testicles/ovaries

What is the relationship of hypothalamus and pituitary gland?

Hypothalamus has direct control over the pituitary gland. So many releasing factors are secreted by hypothalamus to pituitary gland. You have portal circulation between hypothalamus and the pituitary gland. So the releasing factors are directly poured to pituitary gland. Hypothalamus is affected by the brain. So you have indirect control over the pituitary gland.

What gland in the brain gives the signal to the ovaries to start releasing some of its eggs?

pituitary gland

Which gland in brain give signal to ovaries to start releasing egg?

The pituitary is the endocrine gland in the brain that signals ovaries to release an egg.

Which endocrine structures control the cycle of menstruation?

The Pituitary Gland and Ovaries.

What gland secretes hormones that control other glands such as thyroid ovaries and testes?

anterior pituitary gland

What is the name of a gland in the endocrine system?

pineal glandpituitary glandthyroid glandthymuspancreasadrenal glandsovaries/testes

Where do hormones come from?

It depends on which hormone, but some are from the pituitary gland and some are from the ovaries

Which gland or organ releases luteinizing hormone?

That is anterior pituitary. It affects on ovaries

What is the purpose of the pituitary gland?

The pituitary gland sends signals to other glands and organs. Like the thyroid gland, adrenal glands, ovaries and testes. It directs them to produce certain hormones. A gland at the base of the brain. source :-

What gland beocmes active at puberty?

The pituitary gland is the one to give the signal. The testis or the ovaries are the next in line.

What is seven major glands of the endocrine system?

I only know five but here they are......Thyroid GlandAdrenal GlandPituitary GlandOvaries GlandTestes Gland

Relationship between the hypothalamus and the pituitary gland?

The hypothalamus participates in basic drives and emotions and controls the productions and secretions of the pituitary hormones specifically the anterior pituitary hormones.

What gland affects puberty?

The pituitary gland is the trigger for all the other glands. In boys, the testis and girls the ovaries are important.

What is the location of pituitary gland?

The pituitary gland is located at the base of the skull between the optic nerves.

What gland controls the onset of puberty in humans?

The pituitary gland triggers the other glands. They include the testis and the ovaries and the other adrenals.

What are the different endocrine glands in the body?

pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland and adrenal glands glad to help!:))

Where are the prime endocrine glands in the body?

pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland and adrenal glands glad to help!:))

Do the ovaries release estrogen and progesterone in response to gonadotropic hormones from the pituitary gland?

Yes. This is true.

Does the ovary secrete FSH?

No, the pituitary Gland produces FSH, which is then carried to the Ovaries in your blood stream

What is the target organ for the pituitary gland?

There are two parts of the pituitary gland; the anterior and the posterior. The hormones secreted in the anterior pituitary gland go to the ovaries and testicles as well as many other parts of the whole body (liver, muscles, cartilage, bone, etc.) The hormones secreted in the posterior pituitary gland go into the kidneys, uterus, and breasts.

What are the eight glands of the endocrine system?

The nine glands of the endocrine system is the pituitary gland, pineal gland, adrenal glands, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, thymus gland, the testis, and the ovaries.

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