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					OVARIES!!




 By: Hali Barkdoll
  Megan Evans
  Rylie Hansen
           HUMAN ANATOMY
• Oval shaped

• About the size of olive

• Lateral wall of pelvis

• Ovarian Fossa

• Provide eggs
                 HORMONES
• Estrogen
   – appearance of secondary sex characteristics
   – maturing & maintenance of reproductive organs


• Progesterone
   – promotes cyclic changes
   – prepares the endometrium for pregnancy
                  LIGAMENTS
• Paired ovaries lie within pelvic cavity

• Connected by ovarian ligament

• uncovered in peritoneal cavity

• Tied to the body wall by suspensory ligament of the
  ovary

• Mesovarium
               EXTREMITIES
• Two extremities

   – tubal extremity

   – uterine extremity
              BIBLIOGRAPHY
• http://courses.washington.edu/chordate/453photos/uroge
  nital_photos/salmonshark_repro_ventral.jpg

• www.medicinenet.com

• www.emedicinehealth.com

• kidshealth.org › Teens › Sexual Health

				
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