3.2 Reproduction- Anatomy

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AVS 150 Reproduction- Anatomy Brian Bolt Clemson University Animal & Veterinary Sciences
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AVS 150 Female Reproductive System Anatomy
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AVS 150 3.2 Reproduction- Anatomy 3 Cow Uterus type: Duplex oppossum, mouse, rabbit 2 cervixes, no uterine body, 1 or 2 vaginas Bicornuate cow, ewe, mare, sow, bitch 1 cervix, uterine body, developed uterine horns, 1 vagina Simplex primate 1 cervix, uterine body, no uterine horns, 1 vagina *Sow has extremely long uterine horn (enables multiple births)
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AVS 150 3.2 Reproduction- Anatomy 4 Sow Broad ligaments: Hold uterine horn In place
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AVS 150 3.2 Reproduction- Anatomy 5 Mare Cervical differences: Cow, Ewe annular rings, ewe has more obstacles Mare longitudinal folds Sow interdigitating prominences
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AVS 150 3.2 Reproduction- Anatomy 7 Anatomy of Female Reproductive Tract Vulva – outer covering Labia – interior of vulva (acts as a seal) Clitoris – similar to penis in males, has no purpose Vagina – interior, bladder stems off Cervix – beyond vagina, made of cartilage Uterus (uterine body, uterine horns) – semen deposited in uterus just beyond cervix during A.I. (cattle). Bull, sheep ejaculation in vagina Boars ejaculate in cervix – corkscrew penis
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AVS 150 3.2 Reproduction- Anatomy 8 Anatomy of Female Reproductive Tract, cont. Oviduct – extends from horns to ovaries 1 st part: isthmus 2 nd part: ampula 3 rd part: infundibulum • Ovaries located at the ends of the infundibulums • Covers the ovaries • Acts as a funnel and catches eggs as ovulation occurs Ampulary-isthmic junction – between the isthmus and the ampulla (where fertilization occurs)
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AVS 150 3.2 Reproduction- Anatomy 9 Oviduct
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AVS 150 3.2 Reproduction- Anatomy 10 Anatomy of Female Reproductive Tract, cont. Uterotubal junction Junction between the uterine horn and oviduct Acts as a door that pulsates, helps to ensure survival of the fittest (sperm) Thousands of sperm will arrive at the “door” but only a few hundred will be allowed to pass through
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course AVS 150 taught by Professor Bolt during the Spring '07 term at Clemson.

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