The female reproductive system

The female reproductive system - • Vaginal orifice –...

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The female reproductive system –external genetalia Perineum – diamond shaped area between the pubic symphysis and coccyx; present in both sexes but clinically more important in the female Vulva- woman’s external genital area Mons pubis – rounded eminences over pubic symphysis Labia majora – large fleshy structures boundind the other parts of the vulva Embryological origin the same as the scrotum Labia minora – smaller lips within the labia majora Vestibule – space between the labia minora
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Unformatted text preview: • Vaginal orifice – opening of the vagina • Urethral orifice – opening of the urethra • Paraurethral glands – located around the urethral orifice – glands of skene,homologous to the prostate in males • Greater vestubular – glands – located on either side of the vaginal orifice • Homologous to the cowper’s gland in males • Both glands secrete mucus type substance which may serve as a lubricant during copulation...
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This note was uploaded on 11/24/2011 for the course PHRM 3010 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UGA.

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