Functions of the Female Reproductive Organs

adam female reproductive system

Organ Functions
1. Vagina a. Passageway of menstrual flow
b. Female organ for coitus; receives male penis
c. Passageway for the fetus during birth
2. Uterus a. Houses and nourishes fetus until sufficiently mature to function outside the mother’s body
b. Uterine muscles propels fetus outside.
3. Fallopian Tube a. Provides passageway for ovum as it travels from ovary to uterus.
b. Site of Fertilization.
4. Ovaries a. Endocrine glands that secrete estrogen and progesterone.
b. Contain ova within follicles for maturation during the woman’s reproductive life.

Daisy Jane Antipuesto RN MN

Currently a Nursing Local Board Examination Reviewer. Subjects handled are Pediatric, Obstetric and Psychiatric Nursing. Previous work experiences include: Clinical instructor/lecturer, clinical coordinator (Level II), caregiver instructor/lecturer, NC2 examination reviewer and staff/clinic nurse. Areas of specialization: Emergency room, Orthopedic Ward and Delivery Room. Also an IELTS passer.

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