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How do you read a female body organ diagram?

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Read a female body organ diagram by referring to labels and captions on the diagram, such as those provided by The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada on its website. You can also refer to accompanying explanations, such as those provided by Healthline on its website. At the Healthline website, examine diagrams showing the nerves and vasculature, bones and pelvic floor, and reproductive organs of the female body.

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The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada website has several diagrams of female organs, including a frontal cross-section of the female reproductive system, a side cross-section and exterior diagrams from different angles. Clicking on the cross-section labels brings up a description of the organ under discussion, with information available about the fallopian tubes, labia major and minor, clitoris, ovaries and uterus, among other organs. Also included is a description of the hymen.

The female organ diagrams provided by Healthline are interactive; view labels as you hover your mouse over various parts of the diagram, making the diagrams easy to read and understand. For example, the diagram of the nerves and vasculature of the female organs provides labels for the ovarian ligaments, the obturator veins and artery, the uterine artery plexus and the uterine venous plexus, among other nerves, arteries and veins. Clicking on each label provides more information about the organ in question.

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