Reproductive Physiology

Animal Science 4314

Ovarian Blood Vessels

cross section of ovarian blood vessels

Tissue: Ovarian blood vessels

Function: Supply ovary with blood containing hormones necessary for

ovarian function

Key structures:

a) Arterioles (lumen)

1a) Muscular wall (simple squamous epithelium)

b) Venules (lumen)

1b) Thin wall (simple squamous epithelium)

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