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UNIT 3:FEMALEREPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM1FEMALE REPRODUCTIVEANATOMYThis information is important because it will raise your levelof awareness and understanding about your physical body.It is imperative that you learn the changes you can expect toexperience from menarche to menopause as you live withyour female reproductive system
UNIT 3:FEMALEREPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM2EXTERNAL GENTILIAThe vulva refers to those partsthat are outwardly visibleThe vulva includes:Mons pubisLabia majoraLabia minoraClitorisUrethral openingVaginal openingPerineumIndividual differencesin:SizeColorationShapeOf external gentaliaare common
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UNIT 3:FEMALEREPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM4MONS PUBISThe triangular mound of fatty tissue thatcovers the pubic boneIt protects the pubic symphysisDuring adolescence sex hormones triggerthe growth of pubic hair on the mons pubisHair varies in coarseness curliness, amount,color and thickness
UNIT 3:FEMALEREPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM5LABIA 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 childbirth
UNIT 3:FEMALEREPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM6LABIA 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 intercourse
UNIT 3:FEMALEREPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM7CLITORISHighly sensitive organ composed of nerves, bloodvessels, and erectile tissueLocated under the prepuceIt is made up of ashaftand aglansBecomes engorged with blood during sexualstimulationKey to sexual pleasure for most womenUrethral openingis located directly below clitoris

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Uterus, Vulva, Vagina, mons pubis

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