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Ovaries (retroperitoneal)
Flank ovaries on each side, equal to testis in males
Broad Ligament
large fold of peritoneum that hangs from uterus and uterine tubes like a tent
Mesometrium
Mesovarium
Mesosalpinx
By uterus
By ovaries
Uterine tube
Supensory Ligament
Attaches ovary to pelvic wall
Ovarian Ligament
Anchors ovary to uterus
Round Ligament
Runs betweem ovaries and labia major through invetro canal
Arteries
Branches from aorta at L12. Extend into pelvis to serve ovaries and part of uterine tube
Vein
Right drains into inferior vena cava and left drains into renal vein
Uterine Tubes
Site of fertalization, recieve ovulated oocyte
Infundibulum
Open funnel at lateral end of tube where eggs float to
Fimbriae
fingerlike projections that surround margin of infundibulum. Move eggs into infundibulum
Ishmus
narrow part of uterus
Ampulla
Medial to infundubulum forms half the length of uterin tube
Uterus
Lies in pelvic acivity, holds fetus. Hollow body that nourishes, recieves, and retain fertalied egg
Endometrium
mucosal lining of uterine wall. Contains secretory and ciliated cells. Helps fom placenta. Fertalized embryo buries itself here and resides here during development
Myometrium
bulky middle layer. Smooth muscle layer that bundles and contracts during childbirth
Fundus
Adjacent to uterine tubes, base
Isthmus
narrowed region, inferior
Cervix
narrow neck of uterus, inferior tip opens into vaginia. Keeps uterus closed and the fetus within it
Round ligament of Uterus
Bins uterus to anterior body wall, contnuation of ovarian ligament, extends into labia majora
Uterosacral Ligament
attaches uterus to sacrum
Rectrouterine Pouch
Lies between uerus and sacrum
vesicouterine Pouch
Lies between uterus and bladder
Antroverted
Uterus tilted anteriorlyat superior part of vagina in younger women
Retroverted
tilted posteriorly in older women
Prolapsed Uterus
After childbirth uterus may fall and protrude out external vaginal opening whereever pubic floor muscles are weak
Uterine Arteries
branch of internal iliac
Uterine Veins
Run back to internal iliac vein
Vagina
Birth canal, passage way for delivery. Stratifeid squamous epithelium covers lamina propia(elastic fibers)
Rugae
transverse folds in vagina wall
fornix
recess where widened superior part of vagina encircles tip of cervix
Hymen
incomplete diaphragm made of elaborated mucous
Pernineum
diamond shaped region within pubic arch, coccyx, and ishial tuberosities
External Gentalia - Central Tendon
perineal body that is cut during episiptomy
Mons Pubis
fatty rounded pad above above pubic symphasis
Labia Majora
Larger lips, skin folds that equal to male scrotum
Labia Minora
smaller lips, skin folds that enclose the vestibule
Vestibule
House external openings of urethra and vagina
Clitoris
equal to penis in stimulation
Greater Vestibular Glans
secrete mucous during sexual arousal
Erectile tissue - Corpus Cavernosa
paired and extended posteriorly into crura
Crura
extended along body pubic area
Bulbs of Vestibule
lie on each sde of vaginal orface and help grip penis and cut of peeing, equal to corpus spongiosum
Bulbospongiosus
Assists in erection covers bulbs
Ischocavarnous
Slows venous drainage and maintains erection
Urogenital Diaphragm - Sphinctal Uretha Muscle
surrounds urethra, inhibits urination
Mammary Glands
Modified sweat glands, 15-25 lobes (alveolar glands)
Lactiferous Ducts
Largest ducts that carry milk
Lactiferous Sinus
accumulates milk in lactiferous ducts