Class 10 Biology How Do Organisms Reproduce Human Female reproductive system

Human Female reproductive system

Female reproductive system consists of the following parts:

  • A pair of Ovaries
    • One on each side of uterus
    • Produce female sex cell (ovum/ova)
    • Secrete female hormones estrogen & progesterone
  • Fallopian tube
    • Exist in pairs , originating from uterus extending up to each ovary
    • Receives ovum from ovary
  • Uterus
    • Pear-shaped muscular hollow structure
    • Foetus develops here
  • Cervix
    • Narrow lower part of uterus
  • Vagina
    • Tube like structure
    • Sperm discharge occurs here
    • Acts as birth canal

 

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