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Encyclopedia > Cumulus oophorus
Cumulus oophorus
Section of vesicular ovarian follicle of cat. X 50. (Discus proligerus labeled at lower left.)
Histology of the preovulatory follicle
Gray's subject #266 1256
Dorlands/Elsevier c_66/12271425

At one part of the mature follicle the cells of the membrana granulosa are collected into a mass which projects into the cavity of the follicle. This is termed the cumulus oophorus (or discus proligerus), and in it the ovum is imbedded. Ovarian follicles or Graafian follicles (after Regnier de Graaf) are the roughly spherical cell aggregations in the ovary containing an ovum and from which the egg is released during ovulation. ... Look up CAT, cat, Cat in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Image File history File links Mature_Graffian_follicle. ... Elseviers logo Elsevier, the worlds largest publisher of medical and scientific literature, forms part of the Reed Elsevier group. ...

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Female reproductive system
Ovaries: Germinal epithelium | Tunica albuginea | cortex (Cumulus oophorus, Stroma of ovary) | Medulla of ovary

Follicles: Corpus luteum | Corpus albicans | Granulosa cells | Membrana granulosa | Corona radiata | Theca of follicle | Follicular antrum | Follicular fluid | Zona pellucida | Folliculogenesis/Oogenesis hi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! my names jennifer ball and im a spanish teacher Female reproductive system redirects here. ... Human female internal reproductive anatomy Ovaries are egg-producing reproductive organs found in female organisms. ... Ovarian follicles or Graafian follicles (after Regnier de Graaf) are the roughly spherical cell aggregations in the ovary containing an ovum and from which the egg is released during ovulation. ... The corpus luteum (Latin for yellow body) is a small, temporary endocrine structure in animals. ... The corpus luteum (Latin for yellow body) is a small, temporary endocrine structure in mammals that develops from an ovarian follicle after it has released a mature egg. ... Cells in culture, stained for keratin (red) and DNA (green) The cell is the structural and functional unit of all living organisms, and are sometimes called the building blocks of life. ... For the structure in neuroanatomy, see Corona radiata. ... The zona pellucida is a glycoprotein membrane surrounding the plasma membrane of an oocyte. ... In biology, folliculogenesis refers to the maturation of the ovarian follicle, a densely-packed shell of somatic cells that contains an immature oocyte. ... Oogenesis is the creation of an ovum (egg cell) in the ovarian follicle of the ovary. ...

Ligaments: Proper | Suspensory | Round | Broad (Mesovarium, Mesosalpinx, Mesometrium) | Cardinal The ovarian ligament (also called the utero-ovarian ligament or proper ovarian ligament) is a fibrous ligament that connects the ovary to the lateral surface of the uterus. ... The suspensory ligament of the ovary (also infundibulopelvic ligament) is a fold of peritoneum that surrounds the ovarian artery and vein as they extend out from the ovary. ... 1. ... The broad ligament of the uterus refers to the wide fold of peritoneum that connects the sides of the uterus to the walls and floor of the pelvis. ... At first the mesonephros and genital ridge are suspended by a common mesentery, but as the embryo grows the genital ridge gradually becomes pinched off from the mesonephros, with which it is at first continuous, though it still remains connected to the remnant of this body by a fold of... The portion of the broad ligament which stretches from the uterine tube to the level of the ovary is known by the name of the mesosalpinx. ... The mesometrium is the mesentery of the uterus. ... The cardinal ligament (or lateral cervical ligament) is at the base of the broad ligament of the uterus (though it is not usually considered on of the three traditional divisions of that ligament. ...

Fallopian tubes: Isthmus | Ampulla | Infundibulum | Fimbria Female internal reproductive anatomy The Fallopian tubes or oviducts are two very fine tubes leading from the ovaries of female mammals into the uterus. ... The first part of the uterine tube is the isthmus tubae uterinae. ... The ampulla is the second portion of the uterine tube. ... The third part of the uterine tube is the the infundibulum. ... Uterus and uterine tubes In the female reproductive system, the fimbria is a fringe of tissue near the ovary leading to the Fallopian tube. ...

Uterus: cervix/neck (External orifice, Canal of the cervix, Internal orifice) | corpus/body (Cavity of the body, Fundus) | layers (Endometrium, Myometrium, Perimetrium) The uterus or womb is the major female reproductive organ of most mammals, including humans. ... Schematic frontal view of female anatomy The cervix (from Latin neck) is the lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the vagina. ... The external orifice of the uterus (or ostium of uterus, or external os) is a small, depressed, somewhat circular aperture on the rounded extremity of the vaginal portion of the cervix. ... The introduction to this article provides insufficient context for those unfamiliar with the subject matter. ... The internal orifice of the uterus (or internal orifice of the cervix uteri or internal os) is a interior narrowing of the uterine cavity. ... The Cavity of the Body in the uterus is a mere slit, flattened antero-posteriorly. ... The fundus of the uterus is the top portion opposite from the cervix. ... The endometrium is the inner uterine membrane in mammals which is developed in preparation for the implantation of a fertilized egg upon its arrival into the uterus. ... The myometrium is the middle layer of the uterine wall consisting of smooth muscle cells and supporting stromal and vascular tissue. ... Uterus and uterine tubes The perimetrium is the outer serosa layer of the uterus, covered in peritoneum. ...

Vulva: Mons pubis | Labium  (Labia majora, Labia minora, Cleft of venus, Labial commissures) | Clitoris  (Clitoral hood , Clitoral glans, Frenulum clitoridis, Clitoral crura, Corpus cavernosa, Vestibular bulbs) | Bartholin's glands  | Vagina (Skene's glands , Fossa of vestibule of vagina) | Frenulum labiorum pudendi | Hymen | Vulval vestibule Labeled picture of external human female reproductive anatomy. ... The mons pubis of a human male, aged 20 years, is very prominent between the abdomen and the genitals. ... Anterior view of an adult woman with pubic hair removed, showing labia majora. ... Parts of a vulva The external genital organs of the female are collectively known as the vulva (also sometimes called the pudenda). ... Parts of a vulva The external genital organs of the female are collectively known as the vulva (also sometimes called the pudenda). ... Female pelvis from the front with mons pubis and labia majora shaved to show the Cleft of Venus. ... Labial commissures are junctions of the labia of the vulva. ... The clitoris (Greek ) is a female sexual organ. ... In female human anatomy, the clitoral hood, (also called prepuce), is a fold of skin that surrounds and protects the clitoral glans. ... The Clitoral Glans is an external portion of the clitoris. ... The Frenulum clitoridis (also known as the Crus glandis clitoridis) is a frenulum that surrounds the clitoris. ... The clitoral crura are an internal portion of the clitoris. ... The clitoris is homologous to the corpus cavernosum in the male. ... The Vestibular Bulbs, also known as the Clitoral Bulbs, are an internal part of the Clitoris next to the clitoral body, clitoral crura, urethra, urethral sponge, and vagina. ... The Bartholins glands (also called Bartholin glands or greater vestibular glands) are two glands located slightly below and to the left and right of the opening of the vagina in women. ... The vagina, (from Latin, literally sheath or scabbard ) is the tubular tract leading from the uterus to the exterior of the body in female placental mammals and marsupials, or to the cloaca in female birds, monotremes, and some reptiles. ... In human anatomy, the Skenes glands (also known as the lesser vestibular or paraurethral glands) are glands located on the upper wall of the vagina, around the lower end of the urethra. ... Between the hymen and the frenulum of the labia is the fossa of vestibule of vagina (or fossa navicularis), while in the groove between the hymen and the labium minus, on either side, the small opening of the greater vestibular gland (Bartholin’s) can be seen. ... In female human anatomy, the frenulum labiorum pudendi (aka. ... Detail photo of the female vulva, showing a crescentic hymen. ... The Vulval vestibule (or Vulvar vestibule) is a part of the vulva between the labia minora that the urethra and the vagina open into. ...

Breast: Mammary glands | Nipple | Areola | Lactiferous duct A pregnant womans breasts. ... Cross section of the breast of a human female. ... Typical human female nipple and areola. ... Cross section of the breast of a human female. ... Lactiferous ducts are lobes of the mammary gland at the tip of the nipple. ...

G-spot | Urethral sponge ... Female internal reproductive anatomy The urethral sponge is a spongy cushion of tissue, found in the lower genital area of women, that sits against both the pubic bone and vaginal wall, and surrounds the urethra. ...



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