Female_Reproductive_System

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Female Reproductive System Chapter 8
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Anatomy
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Ovaries 2 almond shaped organs in pelvic cavity ( egg house)
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Ovum Female egg cell
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Graafian Follicles Sacs that make up ovaries. Contains immature egg cells. One develops to maturity each month (from puberty to menopause) follicle releases the ovum that passes to fallopian tube
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Fallopian Tubes Pair of 5-inch tubes, attached to the uterus. Passageway for ovum to move from ovary to uterus
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Fimbria Finger-like projection at the free end of the fallopian tube
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Uterus Pear-sized and pear- shaped muscular organ which functions during menstruation, and pregnancy and labor
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Endometrium Inner lining of the uterus
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Myometrium Muscular middle layer of the uterus
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Perimetrium Outer thin layer that covers the surface of the uterus
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Corpus (body)
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fundus Upper portion of uterus
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Cervix (Cx) lower portion of uterus
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Vagina 3 inch tube that connect uterus to outside the body
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hymen Membrane found near opening of vagina
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Rectouterine Pouch Pouch between posterior wall of uterus and anterior wall of rectum (Douglas Cul-de-sac)
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Bartholin glands Pair of mucus-producing glands on sides of vagina
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Mammary glands (breasts) Milk-producing glands
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Mammary papilla Nipple
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Areola Pigmented area around the nipple
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Vulva or external genitals 2 pairs of lips (labia major and labia minora)
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Clitoris Highly erogenous erectile body anterior to the uterus
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