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Title: The Female Reproductive System!


1
The Female Reproductive System!
  • Anatomy of the female body!

2
Structures of the female reproductive system
  • Ovaries
  • Fallopian tubes
  • Uterus
  • Cervix
  • Vagina
  • Urethra
  • Ovulation
  • Eggs/Ovules
  • Menstruation

3
Ovaries
  • Female sex gland
  • Produce eggs
  • Produce hormones
  • (ex estrogen)

ovary
4
The Ovaries
  • Partner 1 turn to partner 2 and explain why
    ovaries are important in the female body.

5
Fallopian Tubes
  • Tubes which lead from
  • ovary to uterus
  • Sperm fertilize eggs here
  • End of tube called fimbria (looks like fingers)
  • Fimbria catch the egg and draw it into the tube

6
Fallopian Tubes
  • Partner 2 explain to partner 1 where the
    fallopian tubes begin and where they end.
  • What get fertilized in the fallopian tubes?

7
Uterus
  • Where fertilized egg implants (sticks)
  • Baby develops here until birth
  • Size of a small pear
  • Lining sheds
  • during menstruation

uterus
8
Uterus
  • Name two functions of the uterus (partners)
  • Could a women have a baby without a uterus?

9
Cervix
  • Mouth of the uterus
  • Boundary between vagina and uterus
  • Must open or dilate to deliver baby

10
Cervix
  • This part of the female reproductive system is
    between the ________ and the ___________.
    (partner 1)

11
Vagina
  • birth canal
  • Passage that leads from the cervix to the outside
    of the body
  • Baby exits body through this canal during birth

12
Vagina
  • Otherwise known as the _________ ___________.
    (partner 2)

13
Clitoris
  • Female sexual sense organ
  • Right above urethra and vagina

14
Clitoris
  • This is the _________ part of the reproductive
    system. (partner 1)

15
Urethra
  • Tube that carries urine from bladder out of body

16
Urethra
  • _________ sounds like the word urine. (partner 2)

17
Ovulation
  • Process in which an egg matures in the ovary, and
    is then released
  • On average happens once every 28 days
  • Ovulation times get more regular/predictable
    after puberty for many women

18
Ovules/Eggs
  • Female sex cells
  • Women are born with all the eggs they will ever
    have in their ovaries
  • Eggs mature as needed in the ovaries before being
    released

19
Ovulation Video
  • http//www.icyou.com/video-source/doctors-and-expe
    rts/3d-medical-animation-ovulation

20
Menstruation
  • Lining of uterus sheds through vagina
  • Unfertilized egg carried out with lining

21
Menstruation (period)
  • What sheds? (both partners)
  • How often? (both partners)

22
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