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Female reproductive system
ovaries
uterus
uterine or fallopian tubes
vagina
external genitalia
mammary glands
ovaries
almond shaped glands

pelvic cavity
held in place by ligaments

regulate menstrual cycle
regulation of menstrual cycle
hormones secreted by ovaries
estrogen and progesterone
fallopian tubes
links ovaries and uterus
distal end - infundibulum
fimbriae pull the ovum (egg) into the tube and to the uterus
fertilized egg
zygote
uterus
muscular organ
hollow and shaped like an inverted pear
held by ligaments

superior - fundus
inferior - cervix uteri
middle - body
cervix
protrudes into vagina

superior - internal os
inferior - external os
vagina
muscular tube leading from the uterus to the exterior

opening is the introitus
female external genitalia
vulve

clitoris
labia majora
labia minora
mons pubis
Bartholin's glands

perimeum
breasts
nipple
areola
lactiferous sinuses
lactiferous ducts
menstrual cycle
40 years
28 days
lasts 3 - 6 days
3 periods

menstrual period
ovulatory period
secretory period
menarche
menstrual cycle begins
endometrium
inner lining of the uterus
ovulatory period
egg travels to the uterine tubes
secretory period
estrogen and progesterone are secreted
menopause
climacteric period
change of life
STDs
chlamydia - bacterial
genital herpes - herpes simplex virus
gonorrhea - bacterium
embryo
between 2 - 8 weeks
fetus
8 weeks to term
placenta
outer layer - chorion
inner layer - amnion
placenta
exchanges nutrients and waste products between the embryo and the mother
stages of labor
process is called parturition

cervical dilatation
fetal delivery
placental delivery
newborn evaluation
1 and 15 minutes after birth
Apgar score
heart rate
respiration
muscle tone
reflex response
color

Highest rating = 10
postpartum period
6 - 8 weeks following delivery

involution (uterus returns to normal size)
mammary glands produce milk
colostrum
produced in the first few days after birth

highly nourishing fluid
contains antibodies
Pregnant woman
gravida
Para
woman who has given viable birth