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chapter 10

  1. 1. Female Reproductive System Chapter 10 Cassandra Shaffar
  2. 2. Gynecologist • A physician who specializes in the treatment of women.
  3. 3. Female Reproductive System
  4. 4. Female Reproductive System Continued • The major organs of the female reproductive system include: – Breasts – Ovaries – Fallopian Tubes – Uterus – Vagina
  5. 5. Fertilization • 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.
  6. 6. Implantation • The embryo (fertilized egg) implants into the endometrium (inner lining) of the uterus between 6 to 7 days after ovulation.
  7. 7. Gestation • The time required for the development of a fetus. • Usually 40 weeks.
  8. 8. Stages of Delivery • Dilation Stage Uterine contractions dilate cervix
  9. 9. Stages of Delivery Continued • Expulsion Stage: Birth of baby
  10. 10. Stages of Delivery Continued • Placental Stage: Delivery of placenta

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