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Surgical puncture of the amniotic sac to remove fluid for laboratory analysis

Amniocentesis

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Complication of pregnancy that includes general edema, hypertension, proteinuria, and convulsions

Eclampsia

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A women who has been pregnant more than once

Multigravida

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Carrying a pregnancy to the point of viability regardless of the outcome

Parity

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A complication of pregnancy characterized by generalized edema, hypertension and proteinuria

Preeclampsia

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Time period between fertilization and birth

Prenatal

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A method of adding liquid, usually saline or potassium hydrochloride, to a specimen on a slide for examination and preservation

Wet mount

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A cervix test to check for cancer

Papanicolau test

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The stop of menstration

Menopause

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The inability or diminished ability to conceive is known

Infertility

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The surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis

Circumcision

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Pertaining to the environment outside of a body cell

Exudate

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Soft spot lying between the cranial bones of the skull of a fetus, newborn, and infant

Fontanel

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Newborn

Neonate

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(PKU) a hereditary disease caused by the body's inability to oxidize the amino acid phenylalanine

Phenylketonuria

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Producing or associated with the generation of pus

Suppurative

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Placement of a tube through the tympanic membrane to allow ventilation of middle ear

Tympanostomy

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Midlife changes in a male

Andropause

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Impairment of intellectual function that is progressive and interferes with normal activities

Dementia

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Understand and share the feelings of another

Empathize

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The branch of medicine concerned with the problems of aging

Geriatrics

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The scientific study of the problems associated with aging

Gerontology

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Uncontrollable loss of urine or feces

Incontinence

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Progressive loss of hearing caused by the normal aging process

Presbycusis

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Mental and physical weakness sometimes associated with aging

Senile