female reproductive system

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Noun1.female reproductive system - the reproductive system of femalesfemale reproductive system - the reproductive system of females  
female body - the body of a female human being
egg cell, ovum - the female reproductive cell; the female gamete
genital system, reproductive system - organs and tissues involved in the production and maturation of gametes and in their union and subsequent development as offspring
female genital organ, female genitalia, female genitals, fanny - external female sex organs; "in England `fanny' is vulgar slang for female genitals"
ovary - (vertebrates) one of usually two organs that produce ova and secrete estrogen and progesterone
Fallopian tube, oviduct, uterine tube - either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
uterus, womb - a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus
vagina - the lower part of the female reproductive tract; a moist canal in female mammals extending from the labia minora to the uterus; "the vagina receives the penis during coitus"; "the vagina is elastic enough to allow the passage of a fetus"
vulva - external parts of the female genitalia
Bartholin's gland - either of the two posterior vestibular glands that secrete a lubricating mucus; homologous to Cowper's gland in the male
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