Female reproductive system

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Ovary

(vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone

ureter

tube that carries urine from the kidney to the urinary bladder

cervix

necklike opening to the uterus

rectum

Inside the anal canal

urethra

tube leading from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body

vagina

muscular tube that begins at the opening of the female reproductive tract

suspensory ligament

extends from each ovary to the lateral body wall

uterine tube

either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus

ovarian ligament

attaches the ovary to the superior margin of the uterus

uterus

a muscular organ

round ligament

ligament anchoring uterus to posterior pelvic wall

urinary bladder

a membranous sac for temporary retention of urine

mons pubis

a mound of fatty tissue covering the pubic area in women

clitoris

organ of sensitive erectile tissue anterior to the opening of the female urethra

labia majora

two rounded folds of skin surrounding the labia minora and vestibule

labia minora

two narrow longitudinal folds of mucous membrane enclosed by the labia majora

fimbriae

finger or fringe like projections at the end of the fallopian tubes

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