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UNIT 3:FEMALE REPRODUCTIVESYSTEM1Female ReproductivesystemPrepared by:Dr. Eloisa Abquina-Mallo
FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE ANATOMYThis information is important because it willraise your level of awareness andunderstanding about your physical body.Itis imperative that you learn the changes youcan expect to experience from menarche tomenopause as you live with your femalereproductive systemUNIT 3:FEMALE REPRODUCTIVESYSTEM2
Components of the female reproductive system:1. Ovaries – primary sex organ, which produce ova and female sexhormone2. Uterine tubes (oviduct) – which transport sperm to ova and transportfertilized ova to uterus3. Uterus (womb) – which nourishes and protects embryo and fetus4. Vagina (birth canal) – site of sperm deposition5. Vulva/pudendum – collective term for external genitalia in female;have a protective function and play a role in sexual arousal6. Mammary glands – contained in the paired breasts, produce milk forthe newborn baby.UNIT 3:FEMALE REPRODUCTIVESYSTEM3
EXTERNALGENITALIA4
EXTERNAL GENITALIAThe vulva refers to those parts thatare outwardly visibleThe vulva includes:Mons pubisLabia majoraLabia minoraClitorisUrethral openingVaginal openingPerineumIndividual differences in:SizeColorationShapeOf external gentalia arecommon5
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MONS PUBISThe triangular mound of fatty tissue that covers thepubic boneIt protects the pubic symphysisDuring adolescence sex hormones trigger thegrowth of pubic hair on the mons pubisHair varies in coarseness curliness, amount, colorand thickness8
Mons pubisan elevation of adipose tissuecovered by skin and coarse pubic hairthat cushions the pubic symphysis,anterior to the vaginal and urethralopenings.9
LABIA MAJORAReferred to as the outer lipsThey have a darker pigmentationTheLabia Majora:Protect the introitus and urethral openingsAre covered with hair and sebaceous glandsTend to be smooth, moist, and hairlessBecome flaccid with age and after childbirthUNIT 3:FEMALE REPRODUCTIVESYSTEM10
Labia majora (labia majus) – twolongitudinal folds of skin from themons pubis that extends inferiorlyand posteriorly.; homologous tothe scrotum and are covered bypubic hair.- present of adipose tissue,sebaceous and apocrine glands.11
LABIA MINORAReferred to as the “inner lips”Made up of erectile, connective tissue thatdarkens and swells during sexual arousalLocated inside the labia majoraThey are more sensitive and responsive totouch than the labia majoraThe labia minora tightens during intercourseUNIT 3:FEMALE REPRODUCTIVESYSTEM12
Labia minora (labia minus) –found medial to labiamajora, a smaller folds ofskin which is devoid of pubichair and fats, with a lots ofsebaceous glands.

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