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Uterine Cycle
28 days (21-35days) 35-50mL of blood lost, and a woman needs more Fe because its lost in the blood
Menarche
First menstrual cycle, first period
Menopause
45-50years old-the ovaries have run out of eggs
3 phases
menses
poliferative
secetory
Menses
the whole cell destruction of the endometrium, sloughed away and is expelled
Poliferative
the endometrium is increasting and the cells are poliferating
Secretory
high progestrone, endometrium increases fully and corpus luteum is found
Wall of uterus
endometrium-epithelial tissue
myometrium-muscle layer
perimetrium-outer covering, irregular dense connective tissue
Endometrium
contains lots of blood vessels
2 types of endometrosis
1.can still have normal periods when endometrial cells grow different places like the fallopian tube
2. can grow on any surface area of intestines when coming out of pelvic area