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Cecie Starr + 3 others
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The cervix is the entrance to the

  1. a. oviducts
  2. b. vagina
  3. c. uterus
  4. d. scrotum

Summary Introduction

Concept introduction: Reproduction is the process by which the organisms propagate their species by the union of the male and females gametes in case of sexual reproduction. The male and female are sexually dimorphic, that is, they have different sexual organs and external sexual characteristics that can be easily identified morphologically.

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The female reproductive organs consist of a pair of ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, and vagina. The vagina is the outermost opening of the female reproductive system. The cervix lies on the top of the vagina and serves as an opening to the uterus. The uterus is where the fetus grows with the nourishment from the mother. At the time of labor, the baby comes out of the uterus, through the cervix from the vagina (birth canal)

Option c. is given as “uterus”.

As the cervix opens into the uterus, the correct answer is option c.

Reasons for incorrect statements:

Option a...

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