Figure7 - results in a decrease in the production of...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Figure 2. Processes of hormone regulation in the male and female reproductive systems. Levels of testosterone are regulated by a negative-feedback mechanism with the hypothalamus.  When the hypothalamus detects excessive amounts of testosterone in the blood, it reduces its  secretion of GnRH. In response, the anterior pituitary reduces its production of LH and FSH, which 
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: results in a decrease in the production of testosterone by interstitial cells. GnRH secretion is also inhibited by inhibin, a hormone secreted by sustentacular cells in response to excessive levels of sperm production....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online