The ovary (lower left, light object) and its relationships with the
uterus (right), Fallopian tube (upper left and top) and ligamentary structures
Schematic drawing of the ovary showing the enormous development of the
cortical or functional layer, replete with follicles, and the atrophic remnants
of the medular portion.
Schematic drawing of the ovary showing the sequence of events that characterize
follicular growth, ovulation, formation and involution of the corpus luteum.
Folicular development, ovulation and corpus luteum.
a - Primordial follicle ; b and c - Developing follicles ; d - Mature follicle ; e - Ovulation ; f - Corpus luteum