ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF: (FALLOPIAN TUBES (Divisions (The interstitial,…
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF:
It is a smooth, hollow tunnel that is divided into four parts.
The fallopian tubes serve as the pathway of the egg cells towards the uterus
The interstitial, which is 1 cm in length
The isthmus, which is2 cm in length; the ampulla, which is 5 cm in length
infundibular, which is 2 cm long and shaped like a funnel.
is a funnel-shaped structure. It attaches to the walls of the lesser pelvis, separating the pelvic cavity from the perineum inferiorly (region which includes the genitalia and anus).
Support of abdominopelvic viscera (bladder, intestines, uterus etc.) through their tonic contraction.
Resistance to increases in intra-pelvic/abdominal pressure during activities such as coughing or lifting heavy objects:
Urinary and faecal continence.The muscle fibres have a sphincter action on the rectum and urethra. They relax to allow urination and defecation.
3 main components
Levator ani muscles (largest component).
Fascia coverings of the muscles