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What role does the pituitary gland play in ovulation?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiologist (Heart Specialist)

The pituitary gland is a tiny gland, located at the base of the brain, that produces and secretes many hormones—including those involved in ovulation such as luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulation hormone (FSH). Watch the animation to learn more about the pituitary gland and ovulation.

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