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Flashcards in Uterus Deck (13):
1

The uterus is a pear shaped fibromuscular organ that weighs 30-40 grams with what?

Fundus
Body
Cervix

2

The cervix lies partly in what?

Upper vagina

3

What is the measurments of the uterus?

3''x 2''x 1'' and has triangular cavity whose base is superior

4

The normal cervix is what?

Anteverted (angled towards vagina)
Anteflexed (body is bent forwards to cervix)

5

The uterus is attached to the ovary by what?

Ligament of ovary

6

The uterus is attached to labia majora by what?

Round ligament of uterus and to the broad ligament

7

Uterus and upper vagina are supplied by named branches of what?

Anterior division of internal iliac A

8

What are 4 inch long muscular tubes

Fallopian (uterine) tubes

9

Fallopian tubes are lined with what tissue?

Ciliated Columnar Epithelium

10

What are the 4 parts of fallopian tubes?

Fimbriated end
Ampulla
Isthmus
Intramural part

11

The fimbriated end is what shape?

Funnel shaped (infundibulum)

12

THe large ampulla is where what occurs?

Fertilization

13

The short intramural part passes through what?

Cornu (lateral horn) of uterine cavity