Female Reproductive System

 


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Comments
A. Ovary
112
113
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116
Ovary, mammal, H&E. Locate on your slides primordial 116a, primary unilaminar 116b, primary multilaminar 116c, suppl., and secondary follicles 116d, suppl., suppl.. Note that some structures, such as corpora lutea and atretic follicles, may not be present in your sections.
B. Uterine tubes

115

1,2

117

118
Fallopian tube (oviduct) human, H&E. What region of the oviduct is represented on your slide? Compare your slide with others in the class. Identify the mucosa (what type of epithelium), muscularis, and mucosa. Can you resolve the cilia of the mucosa?
C. Uterus
116
117
118
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119
Uterus, human, H&E. What stage of the uterine cycle is your section in? Identify the uterine glands 119a, the myometrium 119b, and the spiral arteries 119c.
  D. Vagina

 121

 1,2
  121   Vagina, Human, H&E.
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E. Placenta
119
120
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120
Human, H&E. Section through the junction between the fetal and maternal portions of the placenta. Note the chorionic villi and the highly vascular stratum basale into which the villi anchor. Locate the epithelioid decidual cells among the connective tissue elements of the stratum basale.
F. Mammary
122
123
124
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122
Mammary gland, human, H&E. Identify the glandular epithelium and the ducts of the gland. Also note the adipose-rich connective tissue of the gland.




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