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sagittal section click to hear : sagittal section

Front-to-back vertical section on the median line of the body.
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fallopian tube ovary pouch of Douglas cervix of uterus rectum vagina buttock anus thigh labium majus labium minus urethra clitoris symphysis pubis mons pubis urinary bladder uterovesical pouch uterus abdominal cavity peritoneum

fallopian tube click to hear : fallopian tube

Canal through which the egg travels from the ovary to the uterus. Fertilization of the egg by the spermatozoon normally takes place in the upper section of the tube.

ovary click to hear : ovary

Female genital gland that produces eggs and the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone.

pouch of Douglas click to hear : pouch of Douglas

Small pouch formed by the fold of the peritoneum between the rectum and the uterus.

cervix of uterus click to hear : cervix of uterus

Lower narrow section of the uterus through which it connects with the vagina.

rectum click to hear : rectum

Terminal section of the large intestine preceding the anus.

vagina click to hear : vagina

Muscular canal located between the neck of the uterus and the vulva enabling copulation.

buttock click to hear : buttock

Fleshy part consisting mostly of muscles located at the base of the back.

anus click to hear : anus

Terminal orifice of the digestive tract enabling ejection of fecal matter.

thigh click to hear : thigh

Section of the leg between the hip and the knee; it contains many powerful muscles.

labium majus click to hear : labium majus

Each of two thick cutaneous hairy folds of the vulva protecting the vaginal orifice.

labium minus click to hear : labium minus

Each of two mucous folds of the vulva located between the labia majus.

urethra click to hear : urethra

Membranous canal enabling evacuation of urine from the bladder.

clitoris click to hear : clitoris

Small erectile organ at the anterior section of the vulva constituting a major erogenous zone.

symphysis pubis click to hear : symphysis pubis

Slightly movable fibrocartilaginous joint connecting the two pubes (anterior part of the two iliac bones).

mons pubis click to hear : mons pubis

Middle protuberance of the pubis made of adipose tissues and covered with hair at puberty.

urinary bladder click to hear : urinary bladder

Muscular reservoir where urine from the kidneys collects before being evacuated through the urethra.

uterovesical pouch click to hear : uterovesical pouch

Small pouch formed by the fold of the peritoneum between the uterus and the bladder.

uterus click to hear : uterus

Hollow muscular organ receiving the egg and, once fertilized, enabling its development and expulsion at the end of pregnancy.

abdominal cavity click to hear : abdominal cavity

Lower portion of the trunk containing the majority of the organs of the digestive, urinary and genital systems.

peritoneum click to hear : peritoneum

Resistant membrane covering the internal walls and organs of the abdominal cavity and maintaining its shape.