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abort/o

to miscarry

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cervic/o

cervix, neck

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colt/o

a coming together

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colp/o

vagina

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culd/o

cul-de-sac

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cyst/o

bladder

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fibr/o

fibrous tissue

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gynec/o

female

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hyster/o

womb, uterus

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mamm/o

breast

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mast/o

breast

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men/o

month, menses, menstruation

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metr/o

womb, uterus

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my/o

muscle

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o/o

ovum, egg

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oophor/o

ovary

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pareun/o

lying beside, sexual intercourse

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rect/o

rectum

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salping/o

fallopian tube

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uter/o

uterus

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vagin/o

vagina

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venere/o

sexual intercourse

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vers/o

turning

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cesarean section

delivery of fetus by means of an incision through the abdominal cavity and then into the uterus. fetal distress=most common cause for emergency c-section

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culdocentesis

surgical puncture of the cul-de-sac for removal of fluid
culd/o cul-de-sac
-centesis surgical puncture

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dysmenorrhea

difficult or painful monthly flow (menstruation)
dys- difficult, painful
men/o month, menses, menstruation
-rrhea flow

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eclampsia

complication of severe preeclampsia that involves seizures, aka toxemia or pregnancy-induced hypertension
ec- out
lamp(s) to shine
-ia condition

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ectopic pregnancy

pregnancy that occurs when fertilized egg implants in various sites, most commonly the fallopian tube, aka tubal pregnancy
life threatening to mother and almost always fatal for fetus

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endometriosis

pathological condition where endometrial tissue has been displaced in the abdominal or pelvic cavity, causes bleeding for nation of scars and adhesions which causes daily or monthly cyclic pain
endo- within
metr/i uterus
-osis condition

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fibroma

fibrous tissue tumor, aka fibroid tumor, most common benign tumor in women
fibr/o fibrous tissue
-oma tumor