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Puberty in girls

What are the female sex organs?

The female internal and external genitalia are used for reproduction and for pleasure.

You have 5 internal sexual organs:

  • Ovaries
    These are a woman’s main reproductive organs. They produce female hormones and ova (eggs).
  • Fallopian tubes
    Elles relient les ovaires à l’utérus, et créent un corridor par lequel l’ovule descend dans l’utérus.
  • Uterus
    The uterus connects all the female sex organs. That’s where the fetus develops when a woman gets pregnant.
  • Cervix
    The cervix, located at the bottom of the uterus, is part of a woman’s reproductive system. It connects the uterus to the vagina.
  • Vagina
    The vagina is where the penis is inserted during sexual intercourse (penetration) and semen is discharged (ejaculation). Menstrual blood flows through the vagina, and babies also exit through the vagina during childbirth.

Source: http://www.sexandu.ca/your-body/the-human-body/

You also have 6 external sexual organs:

  • Vulva
    This is made up of the labia majora and labia minora, which surround the clitoris, the urinary meatus (the little hole you urinate out of), and the vaginal entrance.
  • Clitoris
    This is located near the top of your vulva. You can see it if you pull the labia minora slightly apart. The clitoris extends inside your vagina via 2 branches that fill with blood. The role of the clitoris is to create arousal and pleasure for a woman; it’s stimulated by touching.
  • Labia majora
    The labia majora are 2 folds of skin that cover the vulva. They continue forward to the pubis and back to the perineum, which is the area between the vagina and anus.
  • Labia minora
    These are 2 folds of skin inside the labia majora. They may also stick out beyond the labia majora. The labia minora form a cap that surrounds the clitoris. Like the clitoris, they can create arousal and pleasure; they’re stimulated by touching.
  • Pubis
    The pubis is a bony area between the bottom of your abdomen and your sex organs. This is where hair grows during puberty.
  • Pelvic Floor
    The pelvic floor is a set of muscles, tissues, and ligaments under your pelvis. It supports the genitals.

The human body is a complex structure. A woman’s genitals can sometimes be hard to define and tell apart. You might want to lock yourself in the bathroom and look at your genitals with a mirror. By looking at your body, you’ll learn to understand it better.