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1 Female reproductive System

2 Color Code pg. 501 Ovaries Uterine tubes Uterus Vagina Fimbriae
*. Cervix f. Labia majora Labia Minora g. clitoris

3 Ovaries Main female reproductive organ producing hormones and egg cells

4 Oogenesis Creation of an ovum (egg cell) Creates 1 gamete


6 - primary oocyte unequally divided
secondary oocyte fertilized 2nd division occurs generating a zygote 1 of the 4 haploid cells

7 Uterine Tubules Fallopian tubes or oviducts lined with cilia. Site for fertilization.



10 Hysterectomy The complete or partial removal of the female reproductive organs.



13 Fimbriae Fingerlike extensions that can connect to the ovary. Create funnel which encircles ovary.


15 Uterus Hollow muscular organ within pelvis where a fetus develops.

16 3-Layers endometrium: inner mucosal layer-columnar epithelial and tubular glands. Myometrium: thick middle layer-bundle of smooth muscle Perimetrium: outer serosal layer covering the muscle body of the uterus and parts of cervix.



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20 Cervix Lower 1/3 of the uterus which extends into vagina.

21 Vagina Tubular organ that leads from uterus to the outside.

22 Hymen Thin membrane of connective tissue and stratified squamous that partially covers the vaginal opening.

23 External Genitalia -Vulva
Parts that surround the vaginal opening

24 Labia Majora and Minora
Majora: two outer lips that are covered by pubic hair Minora: the smaller (minor) inside pair of labia (lips) of the vulva.

25 Clitoris Small projection at the anterior end of the vulva between the labia minora. Contains glans and sensory nerve fibers

26 Vestibule Space enclosed by the labia minora. Consists of glands and vestibular bulb (erectile tissue).



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