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Female ExternalSex OrgansDescriptionFemale Internal Sex OrgansDescriptionVulvaExternal sexual structures of the femaleLatin for “wrapper” or “covering”VaginaFemale tubular sex organMons VenerisFatty tissue covering the joint of pubic bonesCervix - Lower end of the uterus Labia majoraLarge folds of skin that run downward from the mons along the sides of the vulvaUterusHollow, muscular, pear-shaped organ in which a fertilized ovum implants and develops until birthFundus (Uppermost part of the uterus)Central region is called the bodyLabia minoraHairless, light colored membranes located between labia majoraFallopian tubesExtend from upper uterus toward ovariesEctopic pregnancyFertilized ovum implants outside the uterus, usually inthe FTClitorisFemale sex organ consisting of a shaft and glansExtremely sensitive to sexual stimulationCorpora cavernosaSpongy tissue in clitoral shaft– PrepuceFold of skin covering glans of clitorisOvaries

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