19 terms


Follicular phase:
days 1 - 13
day 14
Leuteal Phase:
day 15 - 28
Menstral phase:
day 1 - 5
Proliferative phase:
day 6 - 14
FSH / LH surges:
16 hrs before ovulation
Secretory phase:
day 15-28
Follicular phase ends with:
Leutal phase ends with:
degeneration of corpus luteum
Proliferative phase:
coordinates with follicular phase
estrogen thickens endo
Secretory phase:
coordinates with leutal phase
Ischemic phase (tissue death):
day 28 - day 5
Ischemic phase is when:
estrogen/progesterone drop
arteries constrict
blood flows
Follicular phase is when:
FSH surges until day 12
LH surges on day 14 for ovulation
Luetal phase is based on the activity of the :
corpus luteum
Corpus lueteum degenerates if:
no fertilization occurs
Progesterone is responsible for:
developing and maintaining the uterus
Estrogen is responsible for:
thickening the uterine lining
Corpus luetum secretes: