Neuroendocrine control processes. Pubertal onset and progression.

  • Ella Reiter
  • Published 1987 in
    Journal of adolescent health care : official…


This discussion has outlined current concepts in neuroendocrinologic control of pubertal onset and progression. Central nervous system regulation of the arcuate nucleus (ventromedial hypothalamus) pulse generator that subsequently controls pituitary gonadotropin synthesis and secretion has been highlighted. Significant investigative issues that deserve… (More)