The Uterine Cycle: Phases and Endometrial Changes


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Which of the following indicates the phases of the uterine cycle in the correct order?

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1. Which hormone is most responsible for the rebuilding of the functional zone of the uterus?

2. Why are medium to high levels of estrogen in the uterus important?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Normally, the uterus goes through a predictable cycle and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this cycle. Some things you'll be assessed on include the phases of the uterine cycle and the hormones that influence them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The order of the uterine cycle's phases
  • What is not a role of progesterone in regard to the uterine wall
  • The term used to describe the changeover from the proliferative phase to the secretory phase
  • An alternate name for uterine cycle

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the uterine cycle
  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the hormone that reconstructs the functional zone
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the order of the phases of the uterine cycle and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To increase your knowledge about the female reproductive system, look over the video lesson called, The Uterine Cycle: Phases and Endometrial Changes. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define uterine cycle and state its other commonly used name
  • Name and describe the layers of the uterus and of the endometrium
  • Identify the phases of the uterine cycle by their name and purpose
  • Describe the ovarian cycle
  • Define estrogen and progesterone and explain their roles in the uterine and ovarian cycles