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accessory ducts of the female reproductive system

uterine tubes
uterus
vagina

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which hormones do the ovaries secrete?

estrogens and progesterone

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ligaments that hold the ovaries in place

ovarian ligament
suspensory ligament
broad ligament

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2 regions of the ovaries

cortex
medulla

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term for an immature egg cell

oocyte

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what does the ruptured follicle develop into?

a corpus luteum

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constricted region where the tube joins the uterus

isthmus

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distal expansion with infundibulum near the ovary

ampulla

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how is the oocyte carried through the tubes?

by peristalsis

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which cells in the uterine tubes nourish the oocyte and the sperm?

Nonciliated cells

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the mesentery that supports the uterine tubes

Mesosalpinx

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major regions of the uterus

body
fundus
isthmus
cervix

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3 layers of the uterine wall

perimetrium
myometrium
endometrium

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2 layers of the endometrium

stratum functionalis
stratum basalis

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layer of the endometrium that does not react to hormones

stratum basalis

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what is embedden in the anterior wall of the vagina?

the urethra

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Fatty area overlying pubic symphysis

Mons pubis

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Diamond-shaped region between the pubic arch and coccyx

Perineum

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what does estrogen inhibit the release of?

GnRH

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pigmented skin surrounding the nipple

Areola

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ligaments that attach the breast to underlying muscle

Suspensory ligaments

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what produces breast milk?

glandular alveoli

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3 germ layers of the embryo

ectoderm
mesoderm
endoderm

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germ layer of the embryo with nervous tissue and epidermis

ECTODERM

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germ layer of the embryo with muscles skeletal structures

MESODERM

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germ layer of the embryo with digestive, respiratory, urogenital systems

ENDODERM

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term for the Twinge of pain sometimes felt at ovulation

Mittelschmerz

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what hormones does the Corpus luteum produce?

inhibin
progesterone
estrogen

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phase when the follicle collapses

luteal phase

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function of the corpus letuem

getting the uterus ready for a fertilized egg