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Flashcards in Ch 8 Female Reproductive Deck (42):
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Fertilization

union of sperm and ovum where embryo develops

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zygote

fertilized egg

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Menopause

- gradual ending of menstrual cycle
- falling estrogen levels
- ages 45 to 55

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adnexae

fallopian tubes, ovaries and supporting ligaments

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cervix

lower, neck like portion of the uterus

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embryo

stage in a prenatal development from 2 to 8 weeks

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endometrium

inner, mucuous membrane lining of the uterus

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estrogen

hormone produced by the ovaries that promotes secondary sex characteristics

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fallopian tube

one of a pair of ducts through which the ovum travels to the uterus

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menarche

beginning of the first menstrual period and ability to reproduce

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menstruation

monthly shedding of uterine lining

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myometrium

muscle layer of the uterus

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obstetrics

branch of medicine concerned with pregnancy and childbirth

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parturition

act of giving birth

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amni/o

amnion

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cervic/o

cervix, neck

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chori/o

chorion

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chrion/o

chorion

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colp/o

vagina

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culd/o

cul-de-sac

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gynec/o

woman

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hyster/o

uterus, womb

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men/o

menses, menstration

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metr/o

uterus

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myom/

muscle tumor

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nat/i

birth

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obstetr/o

midwife

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o/o

egg

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oophor/o

ovary

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ov/o

egg

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ovari/o

ovary

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ovul/o

egg

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perine/o

perineum

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salping/o

fallopian tubes

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uter/o

uterus

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vagin/o

vagina

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-arche

beginning

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-gravida

pregnancy

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-parous

to bear, bring forth

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-salpinx

uterine tube

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nulli-

no, not, none

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primi-

first