3 The Ovaries Ovaries -> eggs, estrogen and progesterone. Held in position by ovarian ligament and suspensory ligaments.Ovarian artery and vein enter at ovarian hilus.Covered by tunica albuginea.Ovarian cycle and follicular development.(dictates uterine cycle)
4 The Uterine Tubes Infundibulum with fimbriae Ampulla Isthmus Intramural portion that opens to uterine cavityLined with ciliated and nonciliated simple columnar epithelium - aids in transport
14 The VaginaElastic muscular tube from uterus to external genitalia (has rugae).Passageway:Forms lower portion of birth canal.Hymen partially blocks entrance to vagina.Lined by stratified squamous epithelium.
21 The Ovarian and Uterine Cycles 28 day menstrual cycleBegins with onset of mensesDestruction of functional zone of endometriumMenstruation continues for 1-7 daysProliferative phaseFunctional zone undergoes repair and thickensEntire cycle begins at menarche (puberty)Continues until menopause