Female reproductive system - external genitalia, Biology

EXTERNAL GENITALIA -

  1. Vestibule is covered by 2 pairs of lips labia majoris and labia minoris.
  2. At the anterior junction of labia minoris a small erectile clitoris present, homologous to penis.
  3. A membranous fold fourchette conects the post. ends of the labia minoris.
  4. Area between fourchette & anus is perinium.
  5. Urethra & vagina open by separate aperture, the urethral and vaginal orffice into vestibule.
  6. Vaginal orffice is covered by a membrane i.e. hymen. A slit in hymen allows menstrual flow to pass out.
  7. A fleshy elevation above the labia majoris is monsvenesis or mons pubis.
Posted Date: 10/3/2012 5:58:07 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Female reproductive system - external genitalia, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Female reproductive system - external genitalia, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Female reproductive system - external genitalia Discussions

Write discussion on Female reproductive system - external genitalia
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Factors affecting vitamin utilization Raw soybean contains enzyme lipoxygenase which can be destroyed by heating for 5 min with steam at atmospheric pressure. Lipoxygenase cata

DIFFERENT PHASES OF SPERMATOGENESIS Spermatogenesis complete into two phases. 1 .       Spermatocytogenesis The entire process can be divided into three phases : (i

Define Types of Root Canal Perforations According to the time of treatment According to the time of treatment in relation to occurrence: Fresh perforation: treated immed

Types of Surgery :  Tricuspid valvotomy is done as an open procedure at the end of surgery on mitral and/or aortic valve. It can be done on an arrested heart or on a beating heart

The long term adaptive mechanisms involve myocardial hypertrophy and remodeling which occurs slowly over weeks to months. The capacity of these adaptive mechanisms meant to sust

What is the meaning of Darwin's expression "descent with modification"? Descent with modification refers to natural selection. Descent with modification refers to evolutionary chan

Define the Foam Mat Drying Method? This process is a development of the vacuum puffing but, instead of employing a vacuum to foam the material, it is initially foamed by suitab

Pediculosis and scabies  Phthirus pubis (pubic lice), which can be found on eyelashes, back, axillary and leg hairs as well as pubic areas, and Sarcoptes scabiei infestation (s

Properties of pyridoxine a)  It forms white, odourless  crystals. b)  The compound is readily soluble  in water. c)  When  a neutral or alkaline solution of pyridoxine is

Testing for urine sugars is not recommended for either diagnosis or monitoring of patients with diabetes. This is because a urine sugar is not a reliable test. When no facilities a