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What hormone stimulates an egg to mature in the ovary?

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FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) is responsible for the maturation of an egg within the ovary. It is released from the pituitary gland. FSH also causes Oestrogen to be produced, which in turn blocks FSH production. This is how only one egg matures each cycle.

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