Female Reproductive Organs

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Definition

-  Organs of the female reproductive system & genitals

 

Clinical Relevance

-  Obstetrics

-  Gynaecology

-  Sexual development

 

Orientation

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Anatomical Features

-  Perineum

-  Vulva, pudenda

-  Vagina

-  Uterus

-  Cervix: internal cervical os, external cervical os

-  Fallopian tubes, adnexa

-  Ovaries

-  Mammary glands: lactifierous ducts

 

 

genitofemoral nerve, ovarian artery

Labia Majora are large skin folds which contain pubic hair and sweat glands, are homologus to the male scrotum

Labia Minora are hairless and contain no fat, lateral parts form the prepuce of the clitoris and the medial parts form the frenulum of the clitoris

Vestibule is the space between the labia minora, contains the urethra, vagina and ducts of the greater vestibular glands

Cilioris is erectile tissue, homologous with the male penis, contains paired corpus cavernosa

Glans Clitoris is derived from the corpus cavernosa

Bulbospongiosus muscle forms a ring around the vaginal orifice

Ischiocavernosus muscle inserts into the corpus cavernosum

 

 

 

References

 

Moores Clinically Oriented Anatomy

 Pic (Uterus): pmsingblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/uterus1.jpg