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The Female Reproductive System Channel answers your questions about parts of the female anatomy and how they function. Learn how the different parts of the female reproductive system work in this section.

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Bartholin Gland

What is the definition of Bartholin Glands? Learn about how Bartholin Glands assist in lubrication during sex.


Can antibiotics affect menstruation?

 Can antibiotics affect menstruation?

Menstrual irregularities aren't uncommon when you're taking antibiotics. The culprit may not be the drugs. See more »

Why are breasts different sizes?

 Why are breasts different sizes?

Why are breasts different sizes? Find out why different women have different size breasts. See more »

How Vaginas Work

 How Vaginas Work

How do vaginas work? Learn about the female reproductive system and how vaginas work. See more »

Are hormones in food causing early menstruation?

 Are hormones in food causing early menstruation?

Learn if hormones in food are causing early menstruation in this article. Visit HowStuffWorks to learn if hormones in food causing early menstruation. See more »

10 Things Men Should Know About Female Hormones

 10 Things Men Should Know About Female Hormones

Female hormones can be complicated and causes many changes in the body. See 10 things men should know about female hormones at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Clitoris

 Clitoris

What is the definition of clitoris? Learn about female sexual anatomy and the functions of the clitoris. See more »

Gynecology

 Gynecology

What are the definitions of gynecology terms? Learn about how the medical field of gynecology provides health care to women. See more »

Hymen

 Hymen

What is the definition of a hymen? Learn about the anatomy and function of the hymen, a component of the female reproductive system. See more »

Menstruation

 Menstruation

What is the definition of menstruation? Learn about the anatomy and physiology of menstruation as part of a woman's reproductive system. See more »

Perineum

 Perineum

What is the definition of perineum? Learn about the anatomy of the perineum and how it can be used to enhance sexual arousal. See more »