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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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Textbook Problem

Estrogen is produced by fat cells, the pituitary gland, and the testes.

_______ True

_______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Estrogen is produced by fat cells, the pituitary gland, and the testes” is true or false.

Introduction: Reproductive system (or genital system) is involved in sexual reproduction. The male and female reproductive systems’ function is to propagate the species. Gestation or pregnancy is the period during which offspring develops within the uterus of a sexually mature woman. The hormones that are present in the largest concentration just before ovulation are luteinizing hormone (LH) and estrogen.

Explanation

Estrogen is a female sex hormone. It functions to control and regulate the growth and development of the female reproductive system and secondary sexual characteristics. In females, estrogen is produced mainly in the ovaries...

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