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Ovaries
suspended behind uterus, oogenesis
ovarian follicles/ oogenesis
produces eggs, each has an oocyte, become primary follicles that mature into Graafian follicles, rupture and become corpus luteum
estrogen
producecd by granulosa cells, develops the reproductive organs, intiates menstual cycle, initiates pubic hair and breat devel.
Progesterone
produced by corpus luteum, stimulates proliferation of epithilial lining of the uterus
Uterine tubes/ fallopian tubes/ Oviducts
attach to uterus, caurve over top of each ovary, ova passes from ovaries into tubes
have fimbriae
fanlike projections surrounding ovaries
Uterus
contains: myometrium, fundus, body, cervix, lined by mucous membrane endometrium, functions in menstuation, pregnancy, and laboe
myometrium
muscle making up uterus
fundus
top part of uterus
Breasts
lie over pectoral muscles, attached by ligaments, has lobes with alveoli, drained by lactiferous ducts, lead to nipple pores,
External Genitals
Vulva
Mons Pubis
skin covered fat at front
Labia majora
mostly fat and glands bigger lip
labia minora
smaller lip
Vestibule
in side labia minora where other genitals lie
Clitoris
tip at top of vestibule
orifice of urethra
where urine exits
vaginal orifice
opening of vaginal
perineum
area of skin between vagina and anus
menstraul cycles
28 days, 4 phase cycle
menses
days 1-5, "period"
menarche
first period
proliferative phase
days 6-13 lining repairs
ovulation
day 14 eggs released from ovary
secretory phase
cells grow thicker, blood supply increase, expecting pregnency