Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Uterus and adnexae

Uterus, uterine tubes and ovaries, anterior aspect

Image #164-2

KEYWORDS: Ovary, Uterus, Muscles and tendons.

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Uterus and adnexae
Uterus, uterine tubes and ovaries, anterior aspect
The specimen, from an 18-year old girl, is viewed from in front. The ovaries have been elevated. The peritonealized parts of the specimen can be distinguished from the non-peritonealized lower portions by tracing the cut margin of peritoneum indicated in the drawing at 11.
1 . Fundus of uterus
2 . Uterine extremity of ovary
3 . Ovary
4 . Ovarian follicle
5 . Infundibulum of uterine tube (pointers also indicate tubal fimbriae)
6 . Ovarian fimbria
7 . Tubal extremity of ovary
8 . Mesosalpinx
9 . Ligamentum teres (of uterus) (cut off)
10 . Body of uterus
11 . Cut margin of peritoneum
12 . Anterior wall of vagina (note vaginal rugae)
13 . Posterior wall of vagina
14 . Cervix of uterus
15 . Isthmus of uterine tube
16 . Abdominal opening of uterine tube
17 . Ampulla of uterine tube (indicated by two pointers, it tapers abruptly medially into the isthmus (15)
18 . Mesovarium
19 . Broad ligament of uterus (parametrium)