SCI 106 Female Reproductive System OK

SCI 106 Female Reproductive System OK - stimulates a...

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Female  Reproductive  System
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3A Ovary contains hundreds of eggs in various stages of development. As the follicle matures the egg undergoes changes. At ovulation the follicle bursts. The egg is released near oviduct. The residual follicle is called CORPUS LUTEUM
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The Corpus Luteum Secretes progesterone prepares uterus for fertilized egg thickens the uterine lining promotes growth of many blood vessels into lining (nourishment) Therefore, it maintains the uterine lining during pregnancy
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Uterine Tube Oviduct Fallopian tube
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3C Fertilization and Cell Division
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Terminology Embryo = zygote body structures appear 9 th week Fetus = 9 th week birth ZYGOTE EMBRYO FETUS
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Female Organs of Reproduction and Surrounding Structures 4-2
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Cervix
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Perineum 4-5
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4-6 Components of the Vulva
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Oogenesis = development of an ovum Born with all the follicles Each follicle contains a dormant oocyte (resting cell) Puberty (12 – 14 ~ 50): every 28 days FSH
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Unformatted text preview: stimulates a follicle to develop FSH = follicle stimulating hormone LH = leutinizing hormone: 1. triggers ovulation (release of egg) 2. formation of corpus leuteum Cycles Ovarian Cycle = cyclic events that occur in the ovary every 28 days Menstrual Cycle = cyclic events that occur in the uterus Menstruation = uterine bleeding • Usually lasts 3 – 5 days • Endometrium breaks down, leaves through vagina • Menstrual fluid (discharge)- endometrial cells- blood vessels close up and break blood- mucus- 1 – 8 table spoons Premenstrual Syndrome Swelling & tenderness of breasts Bloated feeling Constipation Headaches Fatigue Depression Anxiety Anger Cancer • Yearly pelvic exams • Pap test = cells from cervix are removed and tested • Regular mammograms • Check for lumps each month Development of the internal Reproductive Systems Development of the External Genitalia...
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