The Reproductive Syste3

The Reproductive Syste3 - The Reproductive System External...

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The Reproductive System External Genitalia o The vestibule is a space into which the vagina and the urethra open. o The clitoris is composed of erectile tissue and contains many sensory organs important in detecting sexual stimuli. o The labia minora are folds that cover the vestibule and form the prepuce. o The greater vestibular glands produce a mucous fluid, and lubricating fluid is produced by the wall of the vagina. o The labia majora cover the labia minora, and the pudendal cleft is a space between the labia majora. o The mons pubis is an elevated area superior to the labia majora. Mammary Glands o The mammary glands are modified sweat glands that consist of glandular lobes and adipose tissue. o The lobes connect to the nipple through ducts. The nipple is surrounded by the areola. Physiology of Female Reproduction Puberty o Puberty begins with the first menstrual bleeding (menarche). o
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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