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Structures of the Reproductive system

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4.05 Structures of the Reproductive System

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Structures of the Reproductive system

  1. 1. 4.05 Remember the structures ofthe reproductive system
  2. 2. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive System4.05 Remember the structures of thereproductive systemEssential questionWhat are the structures of thereproductive system?2
  3. 3. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive system3
  4. 4. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemOvary (female gonad)Located in the pelvic cavityAbout the size of an almondEach ovary containsthousands of microscopic sacsOvaThe ovum isthe largestcell in thehumanbody.4
  5. 5. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemFallopian tubeAlso known as oviductor uterine tubeApproximately 4” longNot attached to theovaries5
  6. 6. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemUterusHollow, thick-walled, pear-shaped, highly muscular organLies behind the urinarybladder and in front of therectum6
  7. 7. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemUterusFundus Bulging upper part of theuterus above the entrance ofthe two fallopian tubesBody The body is the middle portionCervix The narrow portion thatextends into the vagina7
  8. 8. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemUterusPerimetrium(visceral peritoneum)MyometriumEndometriumPerimetriumMyometriumEndometrium8
  9. 9. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemCervixThe cervix is the lowerend of the uterusLocated at the top of thevaginaApproximately one inchlong9
  10. 10. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemVaginaSmooth muscle with a mucousmembrane liningApproximately 10 centimeterslongAlso known as the birth canalHymenMembrane that may be foundnear or at the entrance of thevagina10
  11. 11. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemExternal genitaliaVulvaExternal organs ofreproductionLabiaFolds of skin that surroundthe vagina Labia majora Labia minora11
  12. 12. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemExternal genitaliaClitorisStructure located abovethe urethraPerineumArea between the vaginaand rectum12
  13. 13. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemClitorisOvaryFallopian tubeVaginaUterusCervix13
  14. 14. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemStructures of thefemale reproductive systemMammary glands(breasts) Consists of 15 or 20lobes of granular andadipose tissueAreola Darkened area thatsurrounds thenipple14
  15. 15. Structures of themale reproductive system4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive System 15
  16. 16. Structures of themale reproductive systemScrotumScrotumSac of skin thatcontains the testes4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive System 16
  17. 17. Structures of themale reproductive systemTestes (two)Primary reproductive organAbout the size of an eggSeminiferous tubules Each testis contains 1-4minute, convoluted(twisted) tubulesEpididymis Coiled duct on theposterior and lateral partof the testes4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive System 17
  18. 18. Structures of themale reproductive systemSpermThe male gamete4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive SystemSmallest cell inthe human body.18
  19. 19. Structures of themale reproductive systemReproductive systemof ductsVas deferensSeminal vesiclesEjaculatory duct4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive System 19
  20. 20. Structures of themale reproductive systemUrethraConnects to reproductivesystem of ductsPassage way for urineand spermProstate glandSurrounds the distal ofthe urethraBulbourethral glandsLocated on either sideand below the prostate4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive System 20
  21. 21. Structures of themale reproductive systemPenisErectile tissuePrepuce (foreskin)Covers the tip of thepenis4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive System 21
  22. 22. 4.05 Remember the Structures of theReproductive System4.05 Remember the structures of thereproductive systemEssential questionWhat are the structures of thereproductive system?22

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