Ovaries defintion and function

What are Ovaries, Definition and Function Ovaries – The female organs of reproduction, also called the female gonads. The ovaries produce OVA (eggs) and sex hormones, predominantly ESTROGENS and PROGESTERONE as well as small amounts of ANDROGENS. A woman has two ovaries, one ovary on each side of the UTERUS in the lower abdomen. Ligaments suspend the ovaries in place within the […]

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Premature ovarian failure (POF) – symptoms and treatment

What is Premature Ovarian Failure (POF) A health condition in which a woman’s OVARIES stop functioning before age 40. Premature Ovarian Failure is a leading cause of INFERTILITY in women. Though POF causes MENOPAUSE-like symptoms and people (including doctors) sometimes refer to it as premature menopause, women who have POF often have irregular menstrual cycles for years after the onset […]

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Sexual intercourse – definition

What is Sexual intercourse and Definition Sexual activity that involves penetration between sexual partners. In conventional context sexual intercourse is the insertion of a man’s erect PENIS into a woman’s VAGINA and is the primary mechanism of human reproduction. Male EJACULATION propels SEMEN into the vagina, where the SPERM it contains may unite with an egg (ovum) if the […]

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Vagina of women – hymen and vaginal mucosa

What is a Vagina of Women The muscular passageway between the CERVIX and the VULVA (outside of the body). The vagina serves as the portal through which the menstrual flow leaves the body with MENSTRUATION, the erect PENIS enters during SEXUAL INTERCOURSE, and the FETUS passes during CHILDBIRTH. The outer structures of the vagina are strong muscles that have the ability to […]

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