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Surgical puncture of amniotic fluid

Amniocentesis

1

Visual exam of the vagina

Colposcopy

2

Surgical puncture of the cul-de-sac

Culdocentesis

3

Incision into the vulva

Episiotomy

4

Study of women

Gynecology

5

Enlargement of breasts in males

Gynecomastia

6

Removal of the uterus

Hysterectomy

7

Normal secretion of milk

Lactation

8

Surgical repair of breasts

Mammoplasty

9

Pertaining to breasts

Mammary

10

Inflammation of a breast

Mastitis

11

Removal of breasts

Mastectomy

12

No menstrual flow

Amenorrhea

13

Painful menstrual flow

Dysmenorrhea,

14

Abnormal heavy menstrual periods

Menorrhagia

15

Bleeding between menses

Metrorrhagia

16

Excessive uterine bleeding during and between menstral periods

Menometrorrhagia

17

Removal of fibroid tumors from uterus

Myomectomy

18

Removal of ovary

Oophorectomy

19

Pertaining to the perineum

Perineal

20

Removal of the Fallopian tubes

Salpingectomy

21

False pregnancy

Pseudocyesis

22

First pregnancy

Primigravida

23

First delivery

Primiparous

24

Delivered more than one live infant

Multipara

25

White vaginal discharge

Leukorrhea

26

Pus in the uterine tube

Pyosalpinx

27

Difficult labor or delivery

Dystocia

28

Stimulates the pregnant uterus to contract

Oxytocin

29

Malignant cells within the cervix

Cervical cancer

30

Tests that look for abnormalities in cells

Pap smear

31

Biopsy and resection of cervix

Conization

32

Localized cancer growth

In situ

33

Endometrial tissue outside of the uterus

Endometriosis

34

Benign tumors in the uterus

Uterine fibroids

35

Malignant tumor of the ovary

Ovarian cancer

36

Inflammation and infection of organs in the pelvic region

Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid)

37

Malignant tumor of the breast

Breast cancer

38

Premature separation of the normally implanted placenta

Abruptio placentae

39

Implantation of the fertilized egg in any site other than the normal uterine location

Ectopic pregnancy

40

Implantation of the placenta over the cervical opening or in the lower region of the uterus

Placenta previa

41

APAGR

Appearance, pulse, grimace, activity, and respiration

42

Xray imaging of the breast

Mammogram

43

Destruction of tissue by burning

Cauterization

44

Use of the cold temperatures to destroy tissue

Cryosurgery

45

Widening of the cervix and scraping off the endometrial lining of the uterus

Dilation and curettage (D&C)

46

Blocking the Fallopian tubes to prevent fertilization from occurring

Tubal ligation

47

Termination of pregnancy before the embryo and fetus exist on its own

Abortion

48

Surgical incision of the abdominal wall and uterus to deliver a fetus

Cesarean section

49

D & C

Dilation and curettage

50

EDC

Estimated date of confinement

51

FHR

Fetal heart rate

52

GYN

Gynecology

53

HPV

Human papillomavirus

54

IUD

Intrauterine device

55

LMP

Last menstrual period

56

OB

Obstetrics

57

PID

Pelvic inflammatory disease

58

Implants and then divides to form a ball of cells

Zygote

59

Builds up lining of uterus

Progesterone

60

Secreted during pregnancy by placenta

Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)

61

Three phases of labor

Dilation and thinning of the cervix
Birth of infant
Delivery of placenta

62

Fallopian tubes, ovaries and supporting ligaments

Adnexae uteri

63

Innermost membranous sac surrounding the developing fetus

Amnion

64

Dark pigmented surrounding the breast nipple

Areola

65

Small, mucus- secreting exocrine glands at the vaginal orifice

Bartholin glands

66

Outermost layer of the two membranes surrounding the embryo

Chorion

67

Sexual intercourse

Coitus

68

Empty ovarian follicle

Corpus luteum

69

Finger or fringe like projections at the end of the Fallopian tubes

Fimbriae

70

Secreted by the pituitary gland to stimulate maturation of the ovum

Follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)

71

Period from fertilization of the ovum to birth

Gestation

72

Mucous membrane partially or completely covering the opening to the vagina

Hymen

73

Lips of vagina

Labia

74

Tubes that carry milk within the breast

Lactiferous ducts

75

Secreted by the pituitary gland to promote ovulation

Luteinizing hormone (LH)

76

Nipple of the breast

Mammary papilla

77

Beginning of the first menstrual period and ability to reproduce

Menarche

78

Muscle layer of uterus

Myometrium

79

Branch of medicine that studies the disorders and care of newborn

Neonatology

80

Branch of medicine concerned with pregnancy and childbirth

Obstetrics

81

An opening

Orifice

82

Act of giving birth

Parturition

83

Area between the anus and the vagina in females

Perineum

84

Outermost layer surrounding the uterus

Uterine serosa

85

External female genitalia

Vulva

86

amnion (CF)

Amni/o

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Bartholin gland

Bartholin/o

88

Cervix

Cervic/o

89

Chorion

Chori/o
Chorion/o

90

Vagina

Colp/o

91

Cul-de-sac

Culd/o

92

Vulva

Episi/o

93

Milk

Galact/o

94

Uterus, womb

Hyster/o

95

Breast

Mamm/o
Mast/o

96

Menstruation

Men/o

97

Uterus

Metr/o
Uter/o

98

Muscle tumor

Myom/o

99

Birth

Nat/I

100

Midwife

Obstetr/o

101

Ovary

Oophor/o
Ovari/o

102

Egg

Ov/o
Ovul/o
O/o

103

Perineum

Perine/o

104

To bear

Phor/o

105

Fallopian tubes

Salping/o

106

Beginning (s)

-arche

107

Pregnancy (s)

-cyesis
-gravida

108

To bear, bring forth (s)

-parous

109

Uterine tube (s)

-salpinx

110

Labor, birth (s)

-tocia

111

Act of turning (s)

-version

112

Within(p)

Within

113

No, not, none (p)

Nulli-

114

First (p)

Primi-

115

Malignant tumor of placenta

Choriocarcinoma