Chapt 8

Chapt 8

Question Answer
Arche/o First, beginning
Cervic/o Cervix
Colp/o, vagin/o Vagina
Culd/o Cul-de-sac
Episi/o, vulv/o Vulva
Gynec/o,gyn/o Woman
Hymen/o Hymen
Hyster/o, metr/o, metr/i Uterus
Mamm/o, mast/o Breast
Men/o Menstruation
Oophor/o Ovary
Perine/o Perineum
Salping/o Uterine tube
Ovaries Pair of almond shaped organs located in the pelvic cavity . Egg cells are formed and stored here
Ovum (ova) Female egg cell
Graafian follicles 100,000 microscopic sacs that make up a large portion of the ovaries
Uterine or fallopian tubes Pair of tubes attached to the uterus that provides a passageway for the ovum to move from the ovary to the uterus
Fimbria (fimbriae) Finger-like projection at the freebend of the uterine tube
Uterus Pear-sized and shaped muscular organ that lies in the pelvic cavity,
Endometrium Inner lining of the uterus
Myometrium Muscular middle layer of the uterus
Perimetrium Outer thin layer of the uterus
Corpus or body Large central portion of the uterus
Fundus Rounded upper portion of the uterus
Cervix (cx) Narrow lower portion of the uterus
Vagina A 3-inch tube that connects the uterus to the outside of the body
Hymen Fold of membrane found near the opening of the vagina
Recouterine pouch Cavity between the posterior wall of the uterus and the anterior wall of the rectum that is closed at the inferior end
Bartholin glands Pair of mucus-producing glands located on each side of the vagina and just above the vaginal opening
Mammary glands or breasts Pair of milk producing glands of the female. Each breast consists of 15 to 20 divisions, or lobules
Mammary papilla Breast nipple
Areola Pigmented area around the breast nipple
Vulva, or external genitalia Two pairs of lips that surround the vagina
Clitoris Highly erogenous erectile body located anterior to the urethra
Perineum Pelvic floor in the both male and female in females it usually refers to the area between the the vaginal opening and the anus
Peri- Surrounding (outer)
-aresia Absence of a normal body opening; occulsion; closure
-salpix Uterine tube (fallopian tube)

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