location of uterus
in the pelvis between the urinary bladder and rectum
functions of uterus
receive, retain and nourish a fertilized egg
round and uterosacral ligaments
anchors uterus anteriorly and posteriorly in pelvis
body part of uterus
referred to as main part of uterus
fundus part of uterus
superior rounded region above the entrance tubes
a narrow outlet that protrudes into the vagina below
bulky middle layer of the uterus.
myometrium composed of
interlacing bundles of smooth muscle.
role of myometrium
plays active role during the delivery of baby by contracting rhythmically
outer most layer of the uterus
location of the vagina
lies between bladder and rectum and extends from the cervix to the body exterior.
a thin fold of mucosa that partially closes end of vagina
female reproductive organs that are located external to the vagina
components of the external genitalia
mons pubis, labia, clitoris, urethral and vaginal orifices and greater vestibular glands
two elongated hair covered skin folds.
two delicate hair folds covered by labia mojora
function of vestibular glands
secretion lubricates the distal end of the vagina during sexual intercourse
the period in which a women's reproductive capability gradually declines and then finally ends
the process of when female gamates ( Sex cells ) are produced through meioses
name for female stem cells
daughter cells from the multiplication product of oogenesis