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13.2: Keywords

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  • Please familiarize yourself with these keywords before you start reading the chapter:

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    Corpus hemorrhagicum
    The accumulation of blood that fills the remains of the follicular antrum following ovulation.
    Corpus luteum
    The structure formed following ovulation responsible for the production of progesterone.
    Endometrium
    The innermost glandular layer of the uterus.
    Mesonephric ducts (Wolffian ducts)
    Embryonic precursors to the male tubular genitalia.
    Mesometrium (broad ligament of the uterus)
    The female genital ligament that attaches to and supports the uterus.
    Mesosalpinx
    The female genital ligament that attaches to and supports the uterine tube.
    Mesovarium
    The female genital ligament that supports and envelopes the ovary
    Myometrium
    The middle layer of the uterus composed of smooth muscle.
    Oogenesis
    Development and maturation of oocytes within the ovary
    Ovarian follicles
    Ovarian structure that contains an oocyte and associated cells that support the development of the oocyte.
    Ovary
    Female gonadal organ that functions to produce ova and hormones.
    Paramesonephric ducts (Muellarian ducts)
    Embryonic precursors to the female tubular genitalia.
    Perimetrium
    The outermost layer of the uterus composed of connective tissue and mesothelium.