Which of the statements below best describes the changes that occur during a
female's menstrual cycle?
a. The secretion of estrogen directly influences the production of progesterone
that causes the endometrium to degenerate and slough off.
b. A deficiency of estrogen caused by the overproduction of the follicle
stimulating hormone (FSH) causes the endometrium to degenerate and slough
When the corpus luteum degenerates, progesterone and estrogen levels
decrease causing the endometrium to slough off.
d. The luteinizing hormone directly influences the level of the follicle-stimulating
hormone that, in turn, affects the level of estrogen in the woman's body.
Which of the statements below best describes the changes that occur at
a. Due to changes in the primary follicles, the increases in the estrogen and
progesterone do not occur.
b. The primary follicles secrete more progesterone than estrogen.
The endometrium degenerates and sloughs off producing hot flashes and
d. The ovaries become degenerated because of lack of estrogen and the follicle
An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized ovum:
a. Implants in the uterus.
b. Implants in the placenta.
Implants in an amniotic sac.
d. Implants in a location other than the uterus.