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Introitus

Entrance to the vaginal cavity

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Perineum

The region located from the introitus to the anus

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Abruptio placenta

Early separation of a normally positioned placenta

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Dysplasia

Related to difficult or painful cellular growth

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Ectopic

Related to pregnancy outside of the uterus

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Forceps

Assistive delivery tool for removal of the fetus from the vaginal canal

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Gestation

The pregnancy period from conception to birth

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Gravida

Pregnancy

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Multigravida
GRAV-2

More than one pregnancy

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Nulligravida
GRAV-O

No pregnancy

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Primigravida
GRAV-1

One or first pregnancy

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Multipara

More than one live birth

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Nullipara

No live birth

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Primipara

One or first live birth

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Placenta previa

The placenta blocks the birth canal by relocating to the lower uterus

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Pre-eclampsia

A potentially fatal complication of pregnancy characterized by weight gain, edema, hypertension, albuminuria, and/or headache

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Toxemia

Eclampsia or pregnancy induced hypertension with seizures

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Amniocentesis

Abdominal needle aspiration of amniotic fluid for diagnostic evaluation of genetic issues

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Apgar

A 10 point numerical score given post-delivery assessing a newborn's physical condition at 1 minute and 5 minutes for color, pulse, responsiveness, movement, and respirations

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Cervical conization

Related to the process of removing triangular cone shaped cervical tissue for cellular examination

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Cesarean, c-section, or CS

A surgically assisted delivery via the abdomen and uterus

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Chorionic villus sampling or CVS

Vaginal catheterization for withdrawal of chorionic cells from placental tissue

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Colposcopy

Procedure or process of vaginal examination with an instrument

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Episiotomy

Procedure or process of making a perineal incision

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In vitro fertilization or IVF

Fertilization that is assisted outside of the body

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Loop electrosurgical excision procedure or LEEP

An electrosurgical device used to simultaneously excise, biopsy, and treat abnormal cervical lesions

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Embolization

Process of stopping or blocking blood flow

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C-SECTION or CS

Cesarean

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OB/GYN

Obstetrics/gynecology

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VBAC

Vaginal birth after cesarean