Útero

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Útero

El útero es un órgano muscular hueco que se ubica en la pelvis femenina, entre la vejiga y el recto. Los ovarios producen los óvulos, que se desplazan a través de las trompas de Falopio. Una vez que el óvulo abandona el ovario puede ser fertilizado y se implanta en las paredes del útero. La principal función del útero es alimentar al feto en desarrollo antes del nacimiento.

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  • Last Reviewed on 07/25/2011
  • David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc., and Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Bellevue, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine.

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