The Uterine Cycle: Proliferative Phase


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Which hormone(s) travels to the uterus to stimulate tissue regrowth during the proliferative phase of the uterine cycle?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a function of estrogen on the uterus?

2. What has to occur before the proliferative phase can begin?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Normally, the uterus goes through a predictable cycle and this quiz and worksheet will help you test your understanding of the proliferative phase of this cycle. Some things you'll be assessed on include what is not a uterine cycle phase and hormones involved in the proliferative phase.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • What happens during vascularization of the functional zone
  • Events that occur in preparation for and during the proliferative phase
  • What is not a role of estrogen in the proliferative phase

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the proliferative phase of the uterine cycle
  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the hormone that activates tissue regrowth
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about what occurs in vascularization of the functional zone

Additional Learning

Have a further look at the female reproductive system by looking at the video lesson called, The Uterine Cycle: Proliferative Phase. These objectives are included in the lesson:

  • Define uterine (menstrual) cycle and proliferative phase
  • Name and describe the layers of the endometrium
  • Describe the role of estrogen and progesterone in the proliferative phase of the uterine cycle