Flashcards in female reproductive system Deck (29):
what are gonads?
what do gonads do?
Produce female hormones and Produce ova
what are the fallopian tubes?
Fimbriae are fingerlike projections
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
whats the fundus of the uterus?
dome shaped organ thats attached to the fallopian tubes
whats the body of the uterus?
the inner lining that holds the developing fetus and nourishes it. sheds monthly if no fetus
whats the cervix of the uterus?
attaches to the vagina?
whats the vagina?
Hollow muscular tube from uterus to outside of body
that Receives sperm
bartholins glands function?
secretes mucus for lubrication durring intercourse
bartholins glands location?
located on either side of vaginal opening
what are the external structures?
deterioration of the endometrium where bleeding occurs. the females one month period
when dose ovulation occur?
on the 14th day
what is ovulation?
when the follicle ruptures
milk coming out of breasts after child birth
used to diagnose the screening and check status of pregnancy
disrupt intercity of Fallopian tube
sign of breast cancer
how do you prevent breast cancer?
mammograms and monthly self exam looking for tumors
treatment of breast tumors
-Lumpectomy (removal of tumor)
-Mastectomy (removal of breast)
symptoms of Cancer of the Cervix and/or Uterus?
abnormal vagina bleeding / discharge
sample of cells from cervix. where they insert stick into vagina and scrape cells off for testing
what age to get a pap smear?
how often to get pap smear?
every 3 years
how often to get pap smears for woman with negative hpv test
every 5 years
whats a Ectopic Pregnancy?
Egg/ovum is fertilized by sperm but Does not travel to uterus. this needs a surgical emergency
Cells from the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grow in other areas of the body
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?
Inflammation/infection of uterus, fallopian tubes & other female reproductive organs