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Notes Mary 3rd final exam - Follicle enlargement of an egg...

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Follicle- enlargement of an egg in the ovary Ovaduct fertilization takes place, transfer them to uterus Narrow, not muscular, transport mechanism Etopic pregnancy- risky pregnancy, lot of bleeding PID- Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Infection of the fallopian tube (Ovaduct) Causes scar tissue transformations which may block the egg Progesterone protects the uterus Endometrium is the lining of the uterus Some comes off with menstrual flow Under hormonal control, sometimes not always shed and reattaches D and C, scrap the lining of the uterus to make sure it is all equal Cervix- opening of the uterus Cervical plug blocks the uterus from external sources Consistency of the menstrual flow becomes more liquid Pap Smear- test for the presence of pre cancerous cells of the cervix Abnormal cells (cervical dysplasia) HPV- Human Paplloma Virus Scale 1-10 Guardasil- vaccine for the virus, not 100% effective Vagina Usually acid environment, 4-5 PH Inhibits bacteria and fungi, yeast infection Changes in flora of vagina may result from Antibiotics Hygiene sprays
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2011 for the course BIO 1005 taught by Professor Limcomb during the Spring '08 term at Virginia Tech.

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