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Biology test review - Biology 3/24/08 Test Review Chapter...

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Biology 3/24/08 Difference of Prolactin and Oxytocin: The pituitary secretes prolactin. Prolaction comes from anterior pituitary and oxytocin is made from the hypothalamus and stored in the posterior pituitary. After Birth - Prolactin targets the mammary glands (produces milk) - Oxytocin: milk release - Folic Acid prevents Spinal Bifidia, Vitamin B12 - FSH: Follicle Stimulating Hormone: targets a follicle found in the ovary and a follicle has a primary oocyte surrounded by follicular cells. Causes it to grow and undergo meiosis. Polar Body is useless, secondary oocyte is released into the oviduct. Created in the anterior pituitary gland. This follicle makes the hormone estrogen and - LH- Luteinizing Hormone created by the anterior pituitary gland. Secreted and targets the follicle. Causes ovulation, causes follicle to burst. Causes follicle to develop into this gland: Corpus Luteum. This corpus luteum makes hormones: Progesterone and estrogen. -
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