Flashcards in 5 - Gynae - The Ovary and its disorders - Anatomy and Function Deck (5):
Normally occupy what? which is where? overlying what? are attached to ? by mesovarium, attached to pelvic wall by ? and the ? by the ovarian ligament.
ovarian fossa, lat pelvic wall, ureter, broad ligament, infundibulopelvic ligament, uterus
Blood supply from ? aa, but anastomosis w branches of ? aa in the ? ligament
ovaries have ? ? covered by germinal epithelium. ? ? contains conn tissue and bl vessels. cortex contains ? and ? cells
ovarian aa, uterine aa, broad ligament
follicles and theca cells
oestrogen secr by ? cells in the growing ? and also by theca cells > rare ? ? ? from these cells
a few ? enlarge each month under influence of ? but only ? reaches ~ 20mm and ruptures in response to ? ? ? surge to release its ?
oestr secr tumours
mid cycle LH surge
after ? the collapsed follicle becomes the ? ? - this continues to produce ? and ? to support ? whilst awaiting ? and ?.
oestr and prog
fertilisation and implantation