Female

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Female
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  1. Ovaries
    Located on ends of uterine tubes

    FOLLICLES= OO cyte (Egg) + follicular cells
  2. Follicular cells SECRETE which hormone
    Estrogen

    Growth and repair of endometrium
  3. Ovulation of egg due to
    LH surge
  4. Corpus luteum
    Follicular cells remaining in ovary.
  5. Corpus luteum secrete
    Progesterone and estrogen
  6. Uterine Tubes
    ~ 4 inch

    Fimbrae on infundibulum move to collect egg

    CILIA and PERISTALTIC contractions move egg along tube

    AMPULLA- Usual site of fertilization

    3-5 days to pass thru tube
  7. Uterus positions
    Anteflexion 80%

    Retroflexion 20%
  8. Anteflexion
    80%

    Normal position

    • Sits on bladder,
    • fundus points anterior
    • Cervix points to tailbone
  9. Retroflexion
    20%

    Titled position

    • Fundus point towards back
    • Cervix points down vagina
  10. Uterus Layers
    Perimitrium

    Myometrium

    Endometrium
  11. Perimetrium
    Visceral Peritoneum
  12. Myometrium
    Smooth muscle
  13. Endometrium
    Inner wall

    Sloughs monthly
  14. Uterus Cycle
    Menses

    Proliferative Phase

    secretory Phase

    Ovulation
  15. Cervix
    Narrowed region at opening of vagina

    • Closed w mucus plug
    • - Breaks down at ovulation
  16. Vagina
    4-5 muscular tube

    Erectile tissue in wall

    HYMEN= Thick, vascular, Incomplete diaphragm at entrance to vagina.
  17. Mons Pubis
    Fat pad pver pubic bone

    For protection during intercourse
  18. Labia Majora
    Keritanized skin & hair

    Continuius w mons oubis

    ANALOGOUS to male scrotum
  19. Labia minora
    Covered in MUCUS MEMBRANE

    Joins w clitoris anterior & surrouns vestibule

    Erectile tissue
  20. Clitoris
    Anterior bulb of erectile tissue

    Covered w mucus membrane

    Analogous to male PENIS

    Internal amd exteral region

    Covered by PREPUCE hood
  21. Vaginal Orifice
    Opening of Vagina

    Hymen found around opening

    Vestibular glands deliver mucus aka cum

    VESTIBULAR GLANDS analogous to BULBOURETHRAL GLANDS

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