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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