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highly innervated and vascular erectile tissue anterior to the labia minora
clitoris
canal that connects the external female genitalia to the uterus
vagina
hollow organ in the centre of the abdomen that provides the site for fetal growth
uterus
inner layer of the uterine wall where the fertilized egg implants itself
endometrium
thick middle layer of the uterine wall that is made up of smooth muscle fibres
myometrium
serosal peritoneal membrane making up the outermost layer of the uterine wall
perimetrium
thin tubes that extend laterally from the uterus and conduct eggs from the ovaries to the uterine cavity
fallopian tubes
primary female sex glands that secrete estogen and progesterone.
ovaries
onset of meses, usually occuring between 10-14
menarche
release of an egg from the ovary
ovulation
sloughing of the endometrium if a fertilized egg is not implanted
menstruation
cessation of meses and ovarian function resulting in decreased secretion of estrogen
menopause
primary male reproductive organs
testes
small sac where sperm cells are kept
epididymis
ducts that carry sperm to the urethra for ejaculation
vas deferens
glands that surround the male urinary bladder neck and is a major source of the fluid that combines with sperm cells to form semen
prostate gland