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Female reproductive system - basic principle

Female Reproduction 1 Ovary Uterine/fallopian tube Ovarian ligament Urinary bladder Urethra Clitoris Labium minus Labium majus Anus Vagina Cervix Rectum Uterus Infundibulum

Female reproduction 2 Ovary Uterine/fallopian tube Ovarian ligament Urinary bladder Urethra Clitoris Labium minus Labium majus Anus Vagina Cervix Rectum Uterus Infundibulum

Ovary Uterine/fallopian tube Ovary Ovarian ligament Urinary bladder Uterus Infundibulum

Uterus Vagina External os of uterus Cervical canal Uterine cavity Urethra Urinary bladder Uterus wall Endometrium Myometrium Perimetrium

>External genitals and openings Labium majus Labium minus Urethral orifice Clitoris Urethra Urinary bladder Anus Vaginal orifice Vagina Rectum Cervix

Ovarian structure Corpus albicans Corpus luteum Corpus luteum Graafian follicle - ovulating Graafian follicle Secondary follicle Primary follicle Primary follicle Primordial follicle Primordial follicle

Primordial follicles Diploid primary oocyte Follicular cells

Primary follicles Primary follicle Nucleus of the primary oocyte Diploid primary oocyte Nuclei of the multilayered follicular/granulosa cells

Secondary follicle Theca cells Granulosa/follicular cells Haploid primary oocyte Corona radiata Antrum/follicular cavity Secondary follicle

Graafian follicle Granulosa/follicular cells Theca cells Haploid secondary oocyte Antrum Graafian/mature follicle

Secondary oocyte Cytoplasm of the secondary oocyte Haploid nucleus of the secondary oocyte Zona pellucida Corona radiata

Corpus luteum Thecal cells Corpus luteum secretory tissue