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Flashcards in Chapter 9 & 10 Terms of the Week Deck (12):
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cystitis

inflammation of the urinary bladder

2

dysmenorrhea

painful menstruation

3

dysuria

painful or difficult urination

4

gravida

number of times a woman has been pregnant; a pregnant woman (gravid)

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intrauterine

within the uterus

6

lithotripsy

destroying or crushing stones in the bladder or urethra

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menarche

first menstrual period

8

micturition

another term for urination

9

nephrolithiasis

the presence of calculi (stones) in the kidney

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nephropathy

kidney disease

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nullipara

a woman who has never produced a viable baby

12

oophorectomy

surgical removal/excision of an ovary