what is the major portion of the uterus?
what is the top of the uterus called?
what is the name of the bottom of the uterus?
cervix (extending to vagina)
what procedure can detect cervical cancer?
vagina constitutes female organ of?
name the three coats of the vagina
adventitial layer (outer), muscularis layer (middle), and mucosal layer (inner)
which of the layers have ridges to stimulate the penis?
mucosal layer (inner)
which vaginal layer have smooth muscle?
muscularis layer (middle)
what do the mucosal layer provides?
the route of HIV infection from infected males
virgins have an incomplete septum called?
what happen to the hymen when girls have their first intercourse?
bleeds when rupture
what is the external genitalia collectively called?
name the two labias of the vulva
labia majora and labia minora
which labia is the homologue of scrotum?
what does the labia minora encloses?
what does the vestibule contains?
urethral opening and the vagina
what part of the vulva is composed of erectile tissue-equivalent to the penis?
what surrounds the nipple?
what do the areola contains?
sebaceous glands to reduce abrasion of the nipple
what cause erection of nipple from sexual or tactile stimulus?
autonomic nervous system controls smooth muscle
how many lobes does each breast have?
15-25 lobes radiating around nipple
what separates each lobe?
fibrous CT and fat
what do the CT forms?
suspendory ligaments, which act as natural bra
what is within the lobes
what contains the milk-producing alveoli?
what is the percentage of woman developing breast cancer?
1 in 8 (12%)
what factors can lead to cancer?
menopause, late or ni pregnancy,family history, smoking
what happen to ovaries during childhood?
ovaries grow and release small amount of estrogen
what does estrogen inhibits during childhood?
gonadotropin releasing hormone GRH
what happen to hypothalamus during puberty?
hypothalamus becomes less sensitive to estrogen and releases GRH
what does the GRH stimulates?
release of LH and FSH
what is the name of the first menstrual period?
for first two years, several menstrual cycles are?
anovulatory (no egg, irregular)