Functional Anatomy of the Female Sex Organs
The emphasis of the study of the female sex organs has long been on understanding its reproductive role rather than sexual responsiveness. The majority of anatomic descriptions for these organs have been from the context of reproduction. Yet, there is a growing awareness that while sharing some of the same anatomical structures and hormonal milieu, sexual function and fertility/reproductive function are distinct, with unique physiological responses.
KeywordsAnatomy Vagina Clitoris Uterus
Christopher Cold, MD provided assistance with gross and histologic sections.
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