Female Reproductive System
The role of the FRS is to produce eggs, and if an egg is fertilized, to nourish a developing baby until birth. Organs=ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina
Glands that produce the egg cells and hormones
a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
transports eggs from ovaries to uterus also called oviducts
a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females--size of pear
a muscular, elastic passageway that extends from the uterus to the outside of the body
The hormone-controlled cycle in the human female, lasting about a month, in which an egg matures and is released from the ovary and the uterus prepares to receive it.
process in which an egg is released from the ovary
Last phase of the menstrual cycle in which the lining of the uterus along with blood and the unfertilized ovum are discharged through the vagina.