Uterus is an important organ in the function of the Female Reproductive System.
During gestation the fetus acts as the womb to allow for development of the fetus.
- As the egg becomes fertilized it attaches to the wall of the uterus
- The wall becomes the endometrium – which provides the adequate nutrition for a successful implantation
- Uterus is an organ that during Pregnancy. can enlarge dramatically.
4 major segments
4.) Internal os
4 major layers
Position of the uterus is as follows:
Anteverted – Tipped forward
Retroverted – Tipped backwards
Anteflexed – Fundus points forward
Retroflexed – Fundus points backwards