Flashcards in Histology: Female GU Deck (22)
What is the mesothelium of the ovarian cortex AKA?
After puberty - oocyte surrounded by single layer of squamous cells (granulosa cells) embedded in ovarian stroma
– Large antrum filled with
fluid (liquor folliculi)
– Ready to release oocyte
in response to LH surge
– Granulosa cells directly
around the oocyte =
What does the corpus luteum secrete?
In the absence of fertilization the corpus luteum degenerates, decreases in size and form the ___________ which consists of dense connective tissue
What are the 3 layers of the fallopian tube wall?
Where are tubal cysts found?
In the serosa of the fallopian wall
What are the 3 layers of the uterus?
What is the endometrium mostly made of?
What layers are found in the endometrium?
- Near the lumen of endometrium
- Hormonally responsive
Produces new cells to replace endometrium that was shed during menstruation
• Lower part of uterus
• Bulges into vagina
What happens to the glands in the endometrium in the proliferative phase?
Glands grow larger and straighter
What happens to the gland sou the endometrium in the secretory phase?
Glands tortuous – progesterone effect, mucoid secretions stored within the glands
What cervix is made of simple columnar glands?
What cervix is made of stratified squamous epithelium?
What is an area where both squamous and adenocarcinoma can arise?
Transitional Zone of the Cervix
Milk produced by the secretory alveoli first drains into ______________ and then interlobular ducts to lactiferous sinus
Milk produced by the secretory alveoli first drains into interlobular ducts and then interlobular ducts to _______________
What tissue is found abundantly in breast tissue?