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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A systematic review of the literature revealed that no study existed on the effects of sevoflurane on the female reproductive system.
Morphology and histology of the female reproductive system of Abedus ovatus Stal (Belosto-matidae: Hemiptera: Insecta).
Reports on the effects of garlic on female reproductive system are yet to be established9.
Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious syndrome of female reproductive system which results from the spread of infections (Most often sexually transmitted infections) from the vagina and endocervix to the uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
We should not ignore tumors from other systems such as skin and blood, even though most reported malignancies come from the female reproductive system.
Even more remarkable is the microscopic image of pollen tubes growing out of two grains of pollen and penetrating the flower's stigma, the receptive part of the female reproductive system.
The operation is carried out to treat conditions that affect the female reproductive system.
Any doctors or nurses working in government or private hospitals or elsewhere, are prohibited from making any cuts to any part of the female reproductive system.
Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any other cancer of the female reproductive system, the CDC notes, adding that treatment is most effective when it is caught in its early stages.
While it is widely practised to perform procedures relating to the female reproductive system (gynaecology) and digestive system (gastroenterology), it isn't commonly used to suture large vessels in the body.
The authors conclude that PBDE-209 promotes proliferation of CHO cells and cancer cells from the female reproductive system.

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