In which cavity does the female reproductive system lie?
Which space is found inferior to the levator ani muscle?
What separates the pelvic cavity and the perineum?
levator ani, perineal muscles etc.
What type of peritoneum forms the floor of the peritoneal cavity and the roof of the pelvic cavity?
From anterior to posterior, which organs are found in the female pelvic cavity?
In the female peritoneal cavity, which pouches are formed by the
a) bladder and uterus
b) uterus and rectum?
a) Vesico-uterine pouch
b) Recto-uterine pouch (of Douglas)
Which two pouches are found in the female peritoneal cavity?
What is the most inferior part of the female peritoneal cavity?
Which ligament connects the uterus to the walls and floor of the pelvis?
What parts of the pelvic cavity are connected by the broad ligament?
Pelvis walls and floor
What structures are contained within the broad ligament?
Proximal part of the round ligament
Which ligament, connecting the uterus to the walls and floor of the pelvis, contains the uterine tubes?
What is the purpose of the broad ligament?
Keeps uterus in the midline
Which ligament's proximal part is contained within the broad ligament?
Which structures are connected by the round ligament?
Which structures does the round ligament pass through to connect the uterus and the superficial perineum?
Deep inguinal ring
The (proximal / lateral) part of the round ligament is found in the broad ligament.
What are the three layers of the uterus, from superficial to deep?
What are the three layers of the uterus from deep to superficial?
Which layer of the uterus is sloughed off during menstruation?
What are the two areas of the uterus?
The cervix is the space between which parts of the uterus?
Internal and external os
What area is found between the uterus and the perineum?
Where in the uterus does implantation occur?
Body of uterus
Which ligaments attach the uterus to the sacrum?
Which muscles form the floor of the pelvis?
Pelvic floor muscles
e.g levator ani
Inferior movement of the uterus is called uterine ___.
In which two positions can the uterus sit?
(Anteversion / Retroversion) is the most common uterine position in women.
What are the three important axes when determining whether the uterus is anterverted or retroverted?
Axis of the vagina
Axis of the cervix
Axis of the uterus