Anatomy of the Female External Genitalia

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What structures join in front of the symphysis pubis and merge with the skin of the perineum?

Labia minora

Which part of the female reproductive organs corresponds to the penis in the male and contains sensory nerve endings and erectile tissue?


Where are the vestibular glands (Bartholin's glands) situated near in relation to the vaginal opening?

Immediately lateral to the attachment of the hymen

What are the main structures of the external genitalia?

Labia majora and labia minora

Which part forms the boundary of the vulva?

Labia majora

Where are the vestibular glands located?

Vaginal orifice

Which part of the external genitalia is responsible for reception of spermatozoa?

Vaginal orifice

What is the nerve supply to the external genitalia?

Pudendal nerves

Which arteries supply the external genitalia?

Internal iliac arteries

Where does the venous drainage from the external genitalia eventually drain into?

Internal iliac veins

This quiz covers the anatomical features of the external female genitalia, including the labia majora, labia minora, mons pubis, hymen, and vestibule. Test your knowledge of the composition and characteristics of these structures.

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