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Female reproductive system. Computer artwork of the female reproductive system superimposed on a woman's body. The reproductive organs (lower centre) include the vagina (rod-shaped, purple), which is the muscular birth canal. This leads up through a narrow opening (the cervix) into the uterine cavity (triangular, purple), a hollow in the womb or uterus (light blue). Female sex cells (eggs) are produced by a pair of ovaries (dark red) and travel along the Fallopian tubes (light blue) to the uterus. A fertilised egg implants in the uterine lining (light blue) during pregnancy. The breasts contain glands that produce milk which is carried by ducts (upper right) to the nipple.
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