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The Female Reproductive System

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  • 1. Female Reproductive System
  • 2. Terms Ovaries- the female reproductive organs that produce eggs and the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Vagina- the female reproductive organ that connects the outside of the body to the uterus and receives sperm during sexual intercourse. Fallopian Tubes- the female reproductive organs that transport an egg from the ovary to the uterus. Uterus- the female reproductive organ that provides a place to support a developing human Menstrual Cycle- a monthly series of hormone controlled changes that prepare the uterine lining for a pregnancy.
  • 3. Female Reproductive System
  • 4. Development of the Egg
  • 5. Menstrual Cycle  Average menstrual cycle lasts 28 days  Ovulation usually occurs on the 14th day of the cycle  Stress, diet, travel, exercise, weight gain, weight loss, and illness
  • 6. Problems That Occur Cystitis Vaginitis Delayed Puberty Menstual Cramps Premenstrural syndrome Toxic shock syndrome Endometriosis Ovarian Cyst Cervical Cancer
  • 7.  Cystisis- inflammation of the urinary bladder. Vaginitis- vaginal infection by fungus, bacteria, or protozoa, can come from STD’s Delayed Puberty- Late puberty due to anorexia, endocrine problems, excessive weight loss and or over exercise. Menstrual Cramps- cramps due to hormone substances during menstruation. PMS- mental and physical changes related to menstrual cycle. Toxic Shock Syndrome- Poisoning of body from bacterial toxins Endometriosis- growth of tissue from uterine lining outside the uterus. Ovarian Cyst- failure of follicle in ovary to rupture and release an egg Cervical Cancer- abnormal division of cells in the cervix, could have came from an STD
  • 8. Breast Cancer Usually occurs with older women Can often be treated Have routine mammograms
  • 9. The End