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What is the mesothelium of the ovarian cortex AKA?

Ovarian Cortex

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After puberty - oocyte surrounded by single layer of squamous cells (granulosa cells) embedded in ovarian stroma

Primary Follicle

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– Large antrum filled with
fluid (liquor folliculi)
– Ready to release oocyte
in response to LH surge
– Granulosa cells directly
around the oocyte =
corona radiata

Graafian Follicle

4

What does the corpus luteum secrete?

Progesterone

5

In the absence of fertilization the corpus luteum degenerates, decreases in size and form the ___________ which consists of dense connective tissue

Corpus albicans

6

What are the 3 layers of the fallopian tube wall?

- Mucosa
- Muscularis
- Serosa

7

Where are tubal cysts found?

In the serosa of the fallopian wall

8

What are the 3 layers of the uterus?

- Endometrium
- Myometrium
- Serosa

9

What is the endometrium mostly made of?

Glands

10

What layers are found in the endometrium?

- Functionalis
- Basalis

11

- Near the lumen of endometrium
- Hormonally responsive

Functionalis

12

Produces new cells to replace endometrium that was shed during menstruation

Basalis

13

• Lower part of uterus
• Bulges into vagina

Cervix

14

What happens to the glands in the endometrium in the proliferative phase?

Glands grow larger and straighter

15

What happens to the gland sou the endometrium in the secretory phase?

Glands tortuous – progesterone effect, mucoid secretions stored within the glands

16

What cervix is made of simple columnar glands?

Endocervix

17

What cervix is made of stratified squamous epithelium?

Ectocervix

18

What is an area where both squamous and adenocarcinoma can arise?

Transitional Zone of the Cervix

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Milk produced by the secretory alveoli first drains into ______________ and then interlobular ducts to lactiferous sinus

Intralobular Ducts

20

Milk produced by the secretory alveoli first drains into interlobular ducts and then interlobular ducts to _______________

Lactiferous Sinus

21

What tissue is found abundantly in breast tissue?

Adipose

22

What is the function of the myoepithelial cells of the breast?

Squeeze and push milk out of gland

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