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15 Cards in this Set

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Bartholin's glands
Two small, round glands located on either side of the vaginal orifice (opening) that produce a mucous secretion to lubricate the vagina.
Sensitive organ of erectile tissue located anterior to the vaginal orifice
Fallopian tubes
Also called the oviducts or uterine tubes; are ducts that extend from the upper end of the uterus to a point near but not attached to each ovary. These ducts carry the ovum from the ovary to the uterus and receive sperm traveling upward from the vagina and uterus.
Small finger-like extension at the end of the fallopian tube that catch the ovum as it leaves the ovary
Sex cell
Lavia majora and labia minora are the external genitalia
Graafian follicle
Small sac located in the ovaries, containing an egg cell
Mammary glands
Entrance or outlet of a body cavity. i.e. vaginal orifice, anus.
Pair of small almond-shaped organs located in the pelvis, one on either side of the uterus, containing thousands of small sacs called graafian follicles each containing a single ovum (egg)
Egg cell. Plural is ova.
Area between vaginal orifice and anus that is cut during an episiotomy to ease in childbirth
Urethral Meatus
External opening of the urethra
Pear-shaped organ with muscular walls and a mucous membrane lining filled with rich supply of blood vessels. The uterus is situated between the urinary bladder and the rectum and midway between the sacrum and pubic bones. The uterus consists of three major parts: the fundus (upper), corpus (body) and the cervix (lower neck at top of vagina). The perimetrium is the membranous outer layer, the myometrium is the muscular middle layer and the endometrium is the inner layer.
Muscular tube that extends from the cervix to the outside of the body, the birth canal.