Female Reproductive

Female Reproductive - Ovary Oval shaped Attached to the...

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Ovary Oval shaped Attached to the fimbriae of the fallopian tube Analogous to testes in male Fallopian Tube Also called uterine tube Lead from the ovaries into the uterus Conducts the egg from the ovary to the uterus Ovarian Ligament Attaches the ovary to the uterus Fibrous cord Uterus – Layers Endometrium – inner layer; epithelium Myometrium – middle layer; muscle Perimetrium – outer layer; like serosa of gi tract Uterus Lies above the urinary bladder Open end is the cervix Opens into the vagina Cervix Lower end of the uterus (neck of the uterus) Leads into the vagina Vaginal Canal Extends from the cervix to the outside
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Behind the urethra Posterior Fornix of Vagina Shallow recess (groove) surrounding the cervical protrusion Clitoris Located near the anterior junction of the labia minora , above the opening of the urethra
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2010 for the course AHS 132 taught by Professor Klinger during the Spring '09 term at Nassau CC.

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