Some people think surgery should be postponed until intersex people are old enough to decide for themselves. Secretion The stomach, gallbladder, and pancreas all share the common function of secretion
of substances from exocrine glands. Sex hormones are steroids (fat soluble compounds) that control sexual maturity and reproduction. This hormone stimulates the nearby pituitary gland to release two other hormones: follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH). 7 The reason for the evolution of sex, and the reason(s) it has survived to the present, are still matters of debate. The male parts of the flower are the stamens : these consist of long filaments arranged between the pistil and the petals that produce pollen in anthers at their tips. These hormones are produced mainly. Pancreatic lipase breaks triglycerides into fatty acids and monoglycerides. Upon reaching puberty, that person will produce hormones that will cause breasts and other female characteristics to develop and menstruation to begin. The pancreas stores and secretes pancreatic juice into the duodenum to complete the chemical digestion of food that began in the mouth and stomach. We discuss the effects hormones have on women as they mature, fall pregnant and go through the menopause. Upon entering the stomach, each mass of swallowed food comes into contact with the acidic gastric juice, which contains hydrochloric acid and the protein-digesting enzyme pepsin. This process of cell division is called mitosis. This shedding of the uterine lining and blood supply is called menstruation (the period). Most species have two sexes: male and female. They may have a large clitoris more than two-fifths of an inch long. Because of their motility, animal sexual behavior can involve coercive sex.