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What does FSH and LH do?
I know that FSH is, Follicle-stimulating hormone and LH is Luteinizing hormone...
but what do they do together??
(Does this makes sense??? :( )
- TssLv 51 decade agoFavorite Answer
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is a hormone found in humans and other animals. It is synthesized and secreted by gonadotrophs of the anterior pituitary gland. FSH regulates the development, growth, pubertal maturation, and reproductive processes of the body. FSH and Luteinizing hormone (LH) act synergistically in reproduction.
You should read these two sites to fully grasp the concept.Source(s): TSS
- Anonymous1 decade ago
FSH stimulates the follicles to create an egg and LH releases the egg and makes the follicle into corpus luteum which in turn secretes progesterone and estrogen.
- 1 decade ago
Male - stimulates the formation of spermatozoa, semi nephrous tubules and prostate gland.
Female - stimulates formation of graffian follicle.
Male - stimulates formation of interstitial cells which secrete male sex hormones.
Female - stimulates release of ovum from graffian follice and its change to corpus luteum.