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Gynecological Anatomy

Anatomy of the female pelvic area
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Endometriumthe lining of the uterus

Uterusalso called the womb, the uterus is a hollow, pear-shaped organ located in a woman's lower abdomen, between the bladder and the rectum

Ovariestwo female reproductive organs located in the pelvis

Cervixthe lower, narrow part of the uterus (womb) located between the bladder and the rectum. It forms a canal that opens into the vagina, which leads to the outside of the body

Vaginathe passageway through which fluid passes out of the body during menstrual periods. It is also called the "birth canal." The vagina connects the cervix (the opening of the womb, or uterus) and the vulva (the external genitalia)

Vulvathe external portion of the female genital organs

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