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Histology

Female Reproductive

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this is the dense connective tissue capsule surrounding the ovary tunica albuginea
this type of ovarian follicle is an oocyte surrounded by simple squamous epithelium. the oocyte is in prophase of the first meiotic division primordial follicle
this is an oocyte surrounded by simple, then stratified cuboidal epithelium. the zona pellucida then appears. primary follicle.
granulosa cells secrete this liquor folliculi
these are estrogen secreting cells theca interna
this is a mount of granulosa cells supporting the ovum cumulus oophorous
this is a circle of granulosa cells surrounding the oocyte after ovulation corona radiata
this is a fluid filled space within the follicle antrum
define ovulation when there is a surge in LH the oocyte completes the first meiotic division and the follicle ruptures, releasing the ovum. after ovulation, the follicle becomes the corpus luteum.
what is it called with the ovum is fertilized and begins to develop within the abdominal cavity ectopic pregnancy
describe the corpus luteum it is a temporary endocrine organ that secretes estrogen and progesterone. the ruptured follicle becomes this after ovulation.
what happens to the estrogen and progesterone levels after ovulation? estrogen goes down, progesterone goes up
this is a dense connective scar that remains following degeneration of the corpus luteum corpus albicans
what are the four regions of the fallopian tube? infundibulum, ampulla, isthmus, intramural
where does fertilization take place? ampulla of fallopian tube
where are peg cells located? ampulla
these are cells which secrete factors that activate sperm peg cells
what are the three layers of the uterus endometrium, myometrium, perimetrium
what are the two layers of the endometrium functionalis, basalis
which part of the endometrium is shed during menstruation functionalis
describe the change in epithelium that takes place from the cervix to the vagina columnar to stratified squamous
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