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BODIES IN MOTION: FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM Basia Rodriguez Brandon Johnson Alaxandria Foreman Paige Bonner

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Bodies in Motion: Female Reproductive System

Bodies in Motion: Female Reproductive SystemBasia RodriguezBrandon JohnsonAlaxandria ForemanPaige Bonner1ObjectivesTo accurately be able to identify the organs of the female reproductive system.

To accurately be able to describe the functions of the ovaries and fallopian tubes.

To be able to define myometrium, endometrium, and perimetrium.2Functions of the female reproductive systemProduce the eggs (ova) for ovulation Conception- unites the egg and spermMenstruation- release of unfertilized eggsProduces sex hormones necessary to maintain the systemProvide a safe environment for the fetus 9 months3Major Organs of the Female AnatomyOvariesPrimary Organs of a femaleProduce eggs for fertilization by male spermConsists of immature eggs called oocyteUterine (Fallopian) TubesReceive the ovulated oocyte & make a spot for fertilizationUterus (Womb)Located in the pelvis, between bladder and rectumFunction: to receive, retain, and nourish fertilized eggs.Composed of 3 layersEndometrium-fertilized eggs burrow into this wallMyometrium-plays active role during child birthPerimetrium-outermost serous layer of uterusVaginaCalled the birth Canal (provides passage for delivery of baby)Interaction with other organsRecieves the penis(and semen) during sexual intercourseFact: Distal end of vagina is partially closed by the hymen. Tends to bleed when ruptured during 1st sexual intercourse.

4Gonorrhea Description:Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhea.

Can be spread by contact with the mouth, vagina, penis, or anus.

The bacteria grow in warm, moist areas of the body. In women, the bacteria may be found in the fallopian tubes, uterus, and cervix. The bacteria can even grow in the eyes.

More than 700,000 people in the United States get gonorrhea every year

Gonorrhea is more common in large cities, and populations with lower overall levels of education and people with lower socioeconomic status.

5Gonorrhea Cont.Treatment:A single shot of ceftriaxone (Rocephin) 125 mg or a single dose of cefixime 400 mg taken by mouth are currently the recommended antibiotic treatment

Azithromycin (Zithromax) 2g in a single dose may be used for people who have severe allergic reactions to ceftriaxone, cefixime, or penicillin.

Mode Of Action:Have multiple sexual partners Do not use a condom during sex Have a drug addiction

6Cervical Cancer

Description: Located in cervix 3rd most common in womenDevelopment is very slowBegins at dysplasiaMode of Action:Having sex at an early ageMultiple sexual partnersParticipation in high-risk sexual activitiesWhose mothers took the drug DES (diethylstilbestrol)

7Cervical Cancer Cont.

Symptoms: Pain during urinationUnusual heavy dischargeBleeding after sexual intercourse8Sex: Along came a sperm: Male & Female Interaction

Sexual Intercourse

Gametes develop in fallopian tubes




9Pelvic inflammatory diseaseInfection of the uterus and fallopian tubesCaused by not treated other STDS such as gonorrhea and chlamydiaDamages the tissues of uterus and ovariesCan cause infertility and/or ectopic pregnancySymptoms are abdominal pain, fever, painful intercourse, vaginal odor, painful urination, or maybe even nothing!

10Caring For The Female Reproductive SystemNo Smoking!!!

No glove, no love!!!

GYNO checkup

Get the treatment..please

Maintaining proper hygiene 11Smoking+ The Female Reproductive System

Damages your ovaries

Interferes w/ production of estrogen

Makes your eggs prone to genetic abnormalities12Practice Safe Sex

Some diseases can render you infertileMost diseases primarily have no symptoms 13Get Regular GYNO Checkups

Your doctor will check the size and shape of your uterus and ovaries and screen you for diseases 14Proper Hygiene Avoid vaginal infectionswhich can result in damage to your uterus if left untreated.Precautions include changing tampons regularly, cleaning yourself properly after using the toilet, taking care of genital piercings and staying out of contaminated water.

15Ovarian Cancer Symptoms


Difficulty eating or feeling full quickly

Pelvic or abdominal pain

16Ovarian Cancer Symptoms: common among non-cancer womenAbnormal menstrual cycles Sense of pelvic heavinessSwollen abdomen or bellyUnexplained back pain that worsens over time Digestive symptoms:ConstipationIncreased gas Lack of appetite Nausea and vomiting

17Treatment for Ovarian Cancer Surgery involves:Removal of the uterus (hysterectomy)

Removal of both ovaries and fallopian tubes (bilateral salpigophorectomy)

Partial or complete removal of the omentum, fatty layer that covers and pads organs in the abdomen


Biopsy or removal of lymph nodes 18

Random Facts about Ovarian Cancer

5th most common cancer among women Cause is unknownThe more children a woman has and the earlier in life she gives birth, the lower her risk for ovarian cancer.Older women are at highest risk2/3 of deaths from ovarian cancer occur in women ages 55+About 25% of ovarian cancer deaths occur in women ages 35-54

19Complications of Ovarian Cancer

Spread of the cancer to other organs

Loss of organ function

Fluid in the abdomen

Blockage of the intestines


21Dissection Part 2

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