Handout-Female reproductive system/cervical ca

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  1. What are the three categories of organs in the female reproductive system?
    • -Primary organs
    • -Internal accessory parts
    • -External parts
  2. Primary organs are the ____.
    ovaries
  3. What do ovaries produce?
    • -female sex cells or egg cells
    • -certain female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone.
  4. Internal accessory parts include? (4)
    • -vagina
    • -uterus
    • -ovaries
    • -fallopian tubes
  5. Labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, vestibule, & vestibular glands (bartholin's glands) are known as ____ ____
    • external parts.
    • *note* :as a group these structures compose the vulva
  6. The ____ are solid, ovoid structures about the size and shape of unshelled almonds and are located on the ____ ____ of the ____ cavity (one on either side).
    • ovaries
    • lateral walls
    • pelvic
  7. Lymphatic drainage of the ovaries goes almost exclusively to the ____ ____ ____.
    periaortic lymph nodes (lumbar chain of nodes)
  8. Each ovary is attached to several ____ that help to hold it in position.
    ligaments
  9. What is the largest ligament formed by a fold of peritoneum?
    broad ligament
  10. The broad ligament is attached to the ____ ____ and ____.
    • fallopian tubes
    • uterus
  11. At the ovaries upper end, it is held together by a small fold of peritoneum called the ____ ____.
    suspensory ligament
  12. The sensory ligament contains the ____ ____ ____ and ____.
    • ovarian blood vessels
    • nerves
  13. What is the flattened band of tissue within the broad ligament ?
    round ligament
  14. ____ ____connects the upper end of the uterus to the ____ wall.
    • Round ligament
    • pelvic
  15. What is another name for uterine tubes?
    fallopian tubes or oviducts
  16. The function of the uterine tubes is to convey ____ ____ towards the uterus and are suspended by portions of the ____ ____.
    • egg cells
    • broad ligament
  17. The uterine tube ____ to form a funnel shaped ____ which partially encircles the ____.
    • expands
    • infundibulum
    • ovary
  18. The infundibulum bears a number of ____, ____ extensions, called ____.
    • irregular
    • branched
    • fimbriae
  19. The ____ generally does not touch the ovary, the ____ are connected directly to it.
    • infundibulum
    • fimbriae
  20. Transport of the egg from the ovary to the uterus is facilitated by the ____ ____ by ____, which ____ the egg toward the ____. ____ contractions help force the egg along.
    • uterine tube
    • cilia
    • sweep
    • uterus
    • Muscular (peristaltic)
  21. What is the function of the uterus?
    to receive the embryo and to sustain its life during development.
  22. What is a hollow, muscular organ, shaped somewhat like an inverted pear?
    the uterus

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Handout-Female reproductive system/cervical ca
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2013-02-09 16:04:00
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