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FSH

Follicle stimulating hormone

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Estrogen

Hormone that starts endometrial development in preparation for the fertilized egg

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LH

Lutenizing hormone. Triggers ovulation and conversion of the follicle to the corpus leteum

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Corpus leteum

Small yellow structure that develops from the ovarian follicle after ovulation and secretes progesterone and estrogen

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HRT

Hormone replacement therapy

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MHT

Menopausal hormone therapy

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Progestin

Synthetic progesterone

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Tubal ligation

Procedure in which the uterine tubes are cut and tied on both sides

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Gyn/o, gynec/o

Woman

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Men/o, mens

Month, menstruation

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Oo

Ovum, egg cell

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Ov/o, ovul/o

Ovum, egg cell

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Ovari/o

Ovary

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Oophor/o

Ovary

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Menorrhea

Menstruation

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Salping/o

Uterine tube, tube

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Uter/o

Uterus

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Metr/o, metr/i

Uterus

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Hyster/o

Uterus

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Cervic/o

Cervix, neck

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Vagin/o

Vagina

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Colp/o

Vagina

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Vulv/o

Vulva

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Episi/o

Vulva

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Perine/o

Perineum

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Clitor/o, clitorid/o

Clitoris

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Mamm/o

Breast, mammary gland

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Mast/o

Breast, mammary gland

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Candida albicans

Fungus infecting the vulva and vagina that causes candidiasis

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Candidiasis symptoms

Itching, release of a thick, white, cheesy discharge. Treated by antifungal agents