The Uterine Cycle: Menses


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What is the first step in the process of shedding tissue during menses?

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1. What layer (s) of tissue is shed during menses?

2. When does menses occur?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and attached worksheet, you can evaluate how well you comprehend the events associated with menses. The quiz will assess your understanding of topics from the related lesson, such as how long menses lasts and the process of shedding tissue during this stage.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • The steps in the process of shedding tissues during menses
  • The layer(s) of tissues shed during menses
  • When menses occurs
  • How long the menses stage lasts
  • The part of the female reproductive system that produces nutrients for developing embryos

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on menses in the uterine cycle
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the menstrual cycle in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the uterine wall and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the process of shedding tissue during menses

Additional Learning

Get a detailed overview of the menses phase by reviewing the lesson called The Uterine Cycle: Menses. It covers the following objectives:

  • Identify uterine cycle
  • Define menses
  • Name the functional zone of the endometrium
  • Understand how menses occurs