CFS 240 Chapter 04 - Chapter 4 Female Anatomy I Vulva...

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Chapter 4 – Female Anatomy I. Vulva – external structures A. Mons veneris – fatty tissue B. Labia Majora – outer lips, surrounds labia minora C. Labia Minor – inner lips D. Clitoris – for sexual pleasure only a. glans – head of clitoris b. external shaft E. Vestibule – area inside the labia minor 1. urethra – tube con. bladder to urinary opening 2. introitus – opening to vagina i. covered by hymen ii. episiotomy during birth II. Underlying structures A.Vestibular bulbs–side of vagina B. Bartholin’s glands – sides of vagina, produce a little fluid prior to female orgasm C. Pelvic Floor muscles–allow vagina open for birth a. Kegel exercise–regain urinary control after birth III. Internal structures A. Vagina – opens between labia minora 1. vasocongenstion –pooling of blood in pelvic i. facilitates conception ii. increase sexual enjoyment 2. Grafenburg Spot – analogous to prostate gland iii.
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CFS 240 Chapter 04 - Chapter 4 Female Anatomy I Vulva...

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