Female Reproductive System
• The major organs of the female
reproductive system include:
– Fallopian Tubes
• The ova (the female reproductive cell)
develops into the ovum when it is released
from the ovary into the fallopian tube.
• The ovum is the fertilized with sperm in
the upper ½ of the fallopian tube.
• The embryo (fertilized egg) implants into
the endometrium (inner lining) of the
uterus between 6 to 7 days after ovulation.
• The time required for the development of a
• Usually 40 weeks.