The Non-Pregnant Uterus

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Situation and Surroundings

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Supports

• Transverse cervical ligaments fan out from the sides of the cervix to the side walls of the pelvis. 

• Uterosacral ligaments passes backwards from cervix to the sacrum. 

• Pubocervical passes forwards from the cervix, under the bladder to the pubic bones. 

• Broad ligaments are formed from folds of peritoneum which are draped over the fallopian tubes.    Hang down like a curtain. 

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Supplies

• Uterine and ovarian arteries and veins 

• Lymph – internal iliac glands

• Nerves: Lee Frankenhauser plexus

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Services

• Provides a receptacle for the products of conception. 

• Expels the products of conception at term. 

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Services

• Provides a receptacle for the products of conception. 

• Expels the products of conception at term. 

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