Flashcards in Urogenital system III - female Deck (38)
What are the 3 layers of peritoneum that make up the broad ligament of the uterus?
What is the function of the mesovarium?
Attaches ovary to abdominal wall
What is the function of the mesosalpinx?
Extends from mesovarium and attaches the uterine tube
What is the ovarian bursa?
Pouch formed by mesovarium and mesosalpinx that contains ovary
What is the function of the mesometrium
Attaches uterine horns and body to abdominal wall
Where is the round ligament of the uterus located?
From ovary to inguinal canal on free border of lateral mesometrium
What is the embryonic precursor of the round ligament of the uterus?
What is the proper ligament of the ovary?
continuation of the suspensory ligament of the ovary
What is the function of the proper ligament of the ovary?
Attaches ovary to uterine horn
What hormones does the ovary produce?
What are the extremities of the ovary?
What are the borders of the ovary?
What is the difference in ovary appearance multiparous animals before vs during estrus
Ovary becomes nodular
The uterine tube is also known as the
What are fimbriae?
Projections from the infundibulum to capture oocyte
What is the infundibulum?
Location of abdominal ostium
Site of fertilization
What is the abdominal ostium?
Opening in infundibulum that leads to tubular part of uterine tube
What is the uterine ostium?
Opening of the uterine tube to the horn of the uterus
Where is the uterine ostium located?
What transport sperm to the uterine tube for fertilization?
What are the 3 parts of the uterus?
What is the uterine velum?
Partition between uterine horns
What is the connective tissue between uterine horns called?
Where is the body of the uterus located? (Abdominal or pelvic cavity?)
What is the cervical canal?
Canal between internal urterine orifice & external uterine orifice
Where is the vaginal canal located?
Between uterus and vestibule
Is the vagina considered to be peritoneal?
Only cranial part
Rest is retroperitoneal
What is the vaginal fronix?
Cranial part of vagina that extends to the cervix
What is the function of the vestibule?
Connects vagina with vulva