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Figure 1 | Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

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From: The physiology of follicle selection

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Gonadotropic requirements for follicular development. The early stages of follicular development do not appear to require cyclic fluctuations in the secretion of FSH and LH. The role of FSH is to stimulate the formation of a large preovulatory follicle which, because of its FSH-dependent maturation, is capable of ovulation and forming a corpus luteum in response to the midcycle surge of LH.

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