Flashcards in Female Deck (16):
simple squamous to simple cuboidal
dense, irregular CT
Collagen fibers, and fibroblasts
What layer of the ovary do you find follicles?
Features of unilaminar follicle
simple cuboidal epithelia and acellular zona pellucida
Features of multilaminar follicle
stratified cuboidal epithelia; follicular cells are now called granulosa cells.
Secondary follicles have?
antrum, cumulous oophorous, corona radiata, and androgenic theca interna.
Hallmark of Atretic follicles?
Pyknotic granulosa nuclei/sloughing off into the antrum
remnant of ovulated follicle
inner mucosa, muscularis, serosa
Oviduct mucosa's epithelia:
simple columnar; ciliated cells as well as peg cells
Peg cells/secretory cells
nourish the gametes and fertilized embryo, as well as capacitate sperm for activation
anchor the microtubule core of the cilia to the cell
Late menstrual uterus
Thin endometrium, thick myometrium
No surface epithelium/functional layer
Functional layer restored by estrogen; surface epithelium restored
long, straight tubular glands
wide uterine glands (grow via hypertrophy)
bright pink glycogen stained apocrine secretions