The female reproductive system’s primary job is to mature and release ova (eggs) while the secondary functions are to gestate, deliver and nourish the child. The primary organs are the ovaries while the accessory organs are the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes and breasts.
Female reproductive organs that produce oocytes.
Cells (eggs in females, sperm in males) which are haploid (contain 23 chromosomes).
Immature egg cells that are released from ovaries.
A duct that connects ovaries to the uterus through which egg cells travel; also called "fallopian tubes".
An organ of the female reproductive system in which fertilized eggs develop into an embryo.
The inner lining of the uterus.
The lower portion of the uterus which opens to the vagina.
The organ of the female reproductive system which serves as the location where sperm enter and also serves as the birth canal.
The process by which egg cells are formed.