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Flashcards in female reproductive system Deck (29):
1

what are gonads?

the ovaries

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what do gonads do?

Produce female hormones and Produce ova

3

what are the fallopian tubes?

Fimbriae are fingerlike projections

4

what are the functions of the fallopian tubes?

-Help move the ovum
-Passage of egg from ovary to uterus
-Muscular contraction and cilia
-Place for fertilization of ovum

5

whats the fundus of the uterus?

dome shaped organ thats attached to the fallopian tubes

6

whats the body of the uterus?

the inner lining that holds the developing fetus and nourishes it. sheds monthly if no fetus

7

whats the cervix of the uterus?

attaches to the vagina?

8

whats the vagina?

Hollow muscular tube from uterus to outside of body
that Receives sperm

9

bartholins glands function?

secretes mucus for lubrication durring intercourse

10

bartholins glands location?

located on either side of vaginal opening

11

what are the external structures?

-Labia Majora
-Labia Minora
-Mons Pubis

12

whats menstruation?

deterioration of the endometrium where bleeding occurs. the females one month period

13

when dose ovulation occur?

on the 14th day

14

what is ovulation?

when the follicle ruptures

15

lactation?

milk coming out of breasts after child birth

16

pelvic ultrasound

used to diagnose the screening and check status of pregnancy

17

tubal ligation?

disrupt intercity of Fallopian tube

18

breast tumors?

sign of breast cancer

19

how do you prevent breast cancer?

mammograms and monthly self exam looking for tumors

20

treatment of breast tumors

-Lumpectomy (removal of tumor)
-Mastectomy (removal of breast)
-Radiation
-Chemotherapy

21

symptoms of Cancer of the Cervix and/or Uterus?

abnormal vagina bleeding / discharge

22

pap smear?

sample of cells from cervix. where they insert stick into vagina and scrape cells off for testing

23

what age to get a pap smear?

21-65

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how often to get pap smear?

every 3 years

25

how often to get pap smears for woman with negative hpv test

every 5 years

26

whats a Ectopic Pregnancy?

Egg/ovum is fertilized by sperm but Does not travel to uterus. this needs a surgical emergency

27

Endometriosis?

Cells from the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grow in other areas of the body

28

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?

Inflammation/infection of uterus, fallopian tubes & other female reproductive organs

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Diseases/Infections spread through sexual contact?

-HIV/AIDS
-Gonorrhea
-Herpes
-Syphilis
-Chlamydia