Pregnancy Complications Illustrations
Identify changes in anatomy and physiology caused by pregnancy.
Cervix: The lower, narrow portion of the uterus.
Placenta: The organ that provides oxygen and nourishment to the fetus during fetal development.
Uterus: The pouch-like structure where the fertilized ovum is implanted and the fetus develops.
Occurs when a fertilized ovum is implanted outside of the endometrial lining of the uterine wall.
A condition that occurs when the placenta partially or totally obstructs the cervix.
Occurs when the placenta or a portion of it tears away from the inner lining of the uterus.
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