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amni/o

amnion

ex. amniocentesis - surgical puncture to remove fluid from the amnion

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bartholin/o

Bartholin gland

ex. bartholinitis - inflammation of the Bartholin gland

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cervic/o

cervix, neck

ex. endocervicitis - inflammation of the inner lining of the cervix

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chori/o,
chorion/o

chorion

ex. chorionic - p. the chorion

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colp/o

vagina

ex. colposcopy - visually examination of the vagina

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culd/o

cul-de-sac

ex. culdocentesis - surgical puncture of the cul-de-sac

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episi/o

vulva

ex. episiotomy - incision into the vulva

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galact/o

milk

ex. galactorrhea - discharge of milk

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gynec/o

woman, female

ex. gynecomastia - female breast in male

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hyster/o

uterus, womb

ex. hysterectomy - removal of the uterus

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lact/o

milk

ex. lactation - secretion of milk

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mamm/o

breast

ex. inframammary - below the breast

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mast/o

breast

ex. mastitis - inflammation of the breast

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men/o

menses, menstruation

ex. amenorrhea - no flow/discharge of the menses

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metr/o,
metri/o

uterus

ex. metrorrhagia - bursting forth of blood of the uterus

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my/o,
myom/o

muscle, muscle tumor

ex. myometrium - muscle layer lining the uterus

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nat/i

birth

ex. neonatal - p. newborn

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obstertr/o

pregnancy and childbirth

ex. obstetrics - field of medicine dealing w/ pregnancy & delivery

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o/o

egg

ex. oocyte - immature ovum

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oophor/o

ovary

ex. oophorectomy - removal of the ovary

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ov/o

egg

ex. ovum - egg cell

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ovari/o

ovary

ex. ovarian - p. an ovary

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ovul/o

egg

ex. anovulatory - ovulation does not occur

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perine/o

perineum

ex. perineorrhaphy - suture of the perineum

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phor/o

to bear

ex. oophoritis - inflammation of the ovary

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salping/o

fallopian tubes

ex/ salpingectomy - removal of the fallopian tubes

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uter/o

uterus

ex. uterine prolapse - sagging/falling of the uterus

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vagin/o

vagina

ex. vaginal orifice - opening of the vagina

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vulv/o

vulva

ex. vulvodynia - pain in the vulvar region

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-arche

beginning

ex. menarche - beginning menstrual cycle

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-cyesis

pregnancy

ex. psudocyesis - state of false pregnancy

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-gravida

pregnant

ex. primigravida - first pregnancy

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-parous

bearing, bringing forth

ex. primiparous - delivered first child

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-rrhea

discharge

ex. leukorrhea - flow of vaginal discharge/discharge of white vaginal secretion

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-salpinx

fallopian (uterine) tube

ex. pyosalpinx - pus in the fallopian tube

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-tocia

labor, birth

ex. dystocia - difficult painful labor & delivery

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-version

act of turning

ex. cephalic version - act of turning the head towards the cervix

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dys-

painful

ex. dysparunia - painful sexual intercourse

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endo-

within

ex. endometritis - inflammation of the inner lining of the uterus

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in-

in

ex. involution of the uterus

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intra-

within

ex. intrauterine device - object placed within the uterus

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multi-

many

ex. multipara - delivered many children/births

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nulli-

no, not, none

ex. nulligravida - woman who hasn't had any vaginal births

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pre-

before

ex. prenatal - before birth

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primi-

first

ex. primipara - delivered first child

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retro-

backward

ex. retroversion - uterus is abnormally turned backwards