Ovary: produces the egg at the time of ovulation.
Cervix: produces different types of mucus.
Vulva: senses the mucus and the mucus can be observed at
The cervix is a narrow channel between
the vagina and the cavity of the uterus. The behaviour of the cervix
is strongly influenced by the ovarian hormones, oestrogen and progesterone.
There are hundreds of crypts
in the cervix which secrete different types of mucus. Some types
of mucus are viscous and they close the cervix to outside matter.
Other types of mucus are more fluid. When the oestrogen
levels rise the crypts secrete the fluid types of mucus. These enable
sperm cells to move through the cervix towards the fallopian tubes
where one can fertilise the egg at the time of ovulation.
Cervical mucus reaches the vulva where it creates
various sensations, and its physical characteristics can be observed.
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