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primary sex organ of women

ovaries

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secondary sex organ of women

other internal and external genitalia

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ovaries produce...

egg cells and sex hormones

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the outer cortex of the ovaries are where what develops?

germ cells

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ovulation refers to the...

bursting of the follicle and releasing the egg

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the ovarian ligaments attach to...

the uterus and pelvic wall

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uterine tube is also known as...

oviduct or fallopian tube

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major parts of the uterine tubes

infundibulum and fimbriae

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infundibulum is the...

flared, trumpet shaped distal end of the uterine tubes

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the fimbriae is the...

feathery projections on the infundibulum in the uterin tubes

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uterus definition

a thick muscular chamber that opens into the roof of the vagina

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uterus is located...

over the urinary bladder

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components of the uterus

fundus, body, cervix

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cervical canal connects...

lumen to vagina

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internal os is the...

superior opening of the canal into the body of the uterus

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the external os is the...

inferior opening of the canal into the vagina

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the cervical glands secrete...

mucus that prevents the spread of microorganisms from the vagina to the uterus

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inner part of the uterus is the

endometrium

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outer part of the uterus is the...

myometrium

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what sloughs off for menstruation?

endometrium

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most common STD is..

human papilloma virus

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detect human papilloma virus through...

PAP smears

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human papilloma causes...

cervical cancer

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perimetrium is the...

external serosa layer of the uterine wall

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the myometrium is the...

middle muscle layer of the uterine wall

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the myometrium is composed of what kind of muscle?

smooth muscle

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endometrium components...

stratum functionalis and stratum basalis

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the stratum functionalis is which part of the uterine wall?

superficial half, sheds for menstruation

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the stratum basalis is what part of the uterine wall

the deep layer which regenerates a new stratum functionalis with each cycle

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where does the embryo attach?

to the endometrium. forms the maternal part of the placenta