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1

What is a hormone?

A chemical messenger

2

How do hormones travel around the body?

They travel in the blood

3

Hormones affect

target cells

4

Hormones are produced by

glands

5

What is the name of the gland found in the brain?

pituitary gland

6

Which hormones are released by the pituitary gland?

FSH
LH

7

Name the glands that are part of the female reproductive system?

ovaries

8

Which hormone is released by the ovaries?

Oestrogen

9

The hormones FSH, Oestrogen and LH control the...

Menstrual cycle