CHAPTER 22: THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
b.decreased motility (constipation);
c.nausea, vomiting, heartburn,
a.urinary frequency, urgency, & incontinence;
b.increased GFR by 30/50%.
a.edema & vascularity of vulva & vagina;
b.uterus weight increases from 60-80g to 900-1200g at term (from hyperplasia/hypertrophy).
IX.Mammary Glands (within breast tissue):See Fig 22.41, page 922.
A.modified sudoriferous (apocrine) glands that produce milk;
B.consist of 15-20 lobes separated by adipose tissue;
C.Each lobe is composed of lobules composed of CT and milk-secreting glands called alveoli;
D.Production/Flow of milk:
1.Milk is produced by alveoli & passes into
2.secondary tubules then into
3.mammary ducts then into
4.lactiferous sinuses (near nipple) then into
5.lactiferous ducts and exits through the