Útero

El útero es un órgano muscular hueco que se ubica en la pelvis femenina, entre la vejiga y el recto. Los ovarios producen los óvulos, que se desplazan a través de las trompas de Falopio. Una vez que el óvulo abandona el ovario puede ser fertilizado y se implanta en las paredes del útero. La principal función del útero es alimentar al feto en desarrollo antes del nacimiento.Útero

Revision

Last reviewed 11/7/2011 by Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Bellevue, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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