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Dyspareunia

Occurrence of pain during sexual intercourse

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Uterine fibroids

Benign rumors composed of muscle and fibrous tissue that develop in the uterus

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Ectopic pregnancy

Pregnancy in which the fertilized ovum does not reach the uterine cavity, it become implanted on any other tissue

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Dilation and curettage (D&C)

Widening of the the cervix canal with a dilator and scraping of the uterine

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Hysterectomy

Excision of the uterus

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Laparoscopy

Visual examination of the abdominal cavity with a laparoscope through one or more small incisions in the abdomen

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Tubal ligation

Procedure that ties the Fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy

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Amniocentesis

Transabdominal puncture of the amniotic sac under ultrasound guidance using a needle to remove amniotic fluid

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Papanicolaou test (Pap)

Cytological study used to detect abnormal cells sloughed from the cervix and vagina

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Mammography

Radio graphic examination of the breast to screen for breast cancer

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D&C

Dilation and curettage

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DUB

Dysfunctional uterine bleeding

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GYN

Gynecology

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LMP

Last menstrual period

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OCPs

Oral contraceptive pills

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STD

Sexually transmitted disease

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OB

Obstetrics

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Amni/o

Amnion ( amniotic sac)

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Cervic/o

Neck, cervix uteri

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Colp/o

Vagina

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Vagin/o

Vagina

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Galact/o

Milk

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Lact/o

Milk

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Gynec/o

Woman, female

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Hyster/o

Uterus

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Metri/o

Uterus

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Uter/o

Uterus

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Mamm/o

Breast

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Mast/o

Breast

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Men/o

Menses, menstruation

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Metr/o

Uterus, measure

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Nat/o

Birth

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Oophor/o

Ovary

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Ovari/o

Ovary

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Perine/o

Perineum

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Salping/o

Tube, usually Fallopian tubes

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-arche

Beginning

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-Cyesis

Pregnancy

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-gravida

Pregnant woman

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-para

To bear ( offspring)

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-salpinx

Tube ( usually Fallopian )

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-tocia

Childbirth, labor

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-version

Turning

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Ante-

Before, in front of

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Endo-

In, within

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Primi-

First