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Anni/I

Amnion, amniotic fluid

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Amnion/o

Amnion, amniotic fluid

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Cephal/o

Head

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Chori/o

Chorion

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Embry/o

Embryo, to be full

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Esophag/o

Esophagus

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Fet/I

Fetus, unborn child

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Fet/o

Fetus, unborn child

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Gravid/o

Pregnancy

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Lact/o

Milk

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Nat/o

Birth

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Omphal/o

Umbilicus naval

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Par/o

Bear, give birth to

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Part/o

Bear, give birth to

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Pelv/i

Pelvis

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Pelv/o

Pelvis

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Prim/i

First

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Pseud/o

False

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Puerper/o

Childbirth

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Pylor/o

Pylorus

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Terat/o

Malformations

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Ante-

Before

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Micro-

Small

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Multi-

Many

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Nulli-

None

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Post-

After

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Pre-

Before

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-amnios

Amnion, amniotic fluid

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-cyesis

Pregnancy

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-e

No meaning

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-is

No meaning

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-rrhexis

Rupture

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-tocia

Birth,labor

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-um

No meaning

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-us

No meaning

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CNA

Certified nursing assistant

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CS

Central service, central supply

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ER/ED

Emergency room, emergency department

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ICU

Intensive care unit

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OB

Obstetrics

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OPD

Outpatient department

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OR

Operating room

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Peds

Pediatrics

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b/P

Gravida/para

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EDC

Due date

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LMP

Last menstrual period

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BOW

Bag of waters

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C/S

Cesarean section

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FHT

Fetal heart tones

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NB

Newborn

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PACU

Post anesthesia care unit

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POD

Post operative day

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Amniocentesis

Surgical puncture to aspirate amniotic fluid

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Amniochorial

Pertaining to the amnion and chorion

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Amnionitis

Inflammation of the amnion

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Amniorrhea

Discharge of amniotic fluid

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Amniorrhexis

Rupture of the amnion

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Amnioscope

Instrument used for visual examination of the amniotic fluid

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Amnioscope

Visual examination of the amniotic fluid

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Amniotomy

Incision into the amnion

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Antepartum

Before childbirth

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Chorioamnionitis

Inflammation of chorion and amnion

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Choriocarcinoma

Cancerous tumor of the chorion

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Dystocia

Difficult labor

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Embryogenic

Producing an embryo

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Embryoid

Resembling an embryo

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Episiotomy

Incision into the vulva

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Fetal

Pertaining to the fetus

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Gravida

Pregnant

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Gravidopuerperal

Pertaining to pregnancy and childbirth

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Hysterorrhexis

Rupture of the uterus

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Intrapartum

W/in labor and childbirth

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Lactic

Pertaining to milk

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Lactogenic

Producing milk

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Lactorrhea

Discharge of milk

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Microcephalus

Very small head

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Multigravida

Many pregnancies

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Multipara

Many births

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Natal

Pertaining to birth

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Neonate

New birth

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Neonatologist

Physician who studies and treats disorders of the newborns

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Neonatology

Study of newborns

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Nulligravida

No pregnancies

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Nullipara

No births

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Oligohydramnios

Scanty amnion water

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Omphalitis

Inflammation of the umbilicus

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Omphalocele

Herniation at the umbilicus

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Para

Birth

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Pelvic sonography

Pertaining to the pelvis, process of recording sound

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Polyhydramnios

Much amnion water

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Postnatal

Pertaining to after birth

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Postpartum

After childbirth

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Prenatal

Pertaining to before birth

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Primigravida

First pregnancy

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Primipara

First birth

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Pseudocyesis

False pregnancy

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Peurpera

Childbirth

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Peurperal

Pertaining to childbirth

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Pyloric stenosis

Narrowing pertaining to the pyloric sphincter

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Teratogen

Producing malformations

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Teratogenic

Producing malformations

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Teratology

Study of malformations

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Tracheoesophageal fistula

Abnormal passageway pertaining to the trachea and the esophagus

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Abortion

Termination of pregnancy by the expulsion from the uterus of an embryo or fetus before viability

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Abruptio placentae

Premature separation of the placenta from the uterine wall

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Breech presentation

Coming feet first/ not head first

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Cephalon presentation

Baby's head pops out

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Cesarean section

Birth of a fetus through an incision in the mothers abdomen and uterus

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Cleft lip or palate

Congenital split of the lip or roof of the mouth

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Colostrum

Turn, milky fluid secreted by the breast during pregnancy and the first days after birth before lactation

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Congenital anomaly

Abnormally present at birth

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Down syndrome

Genital condition caused by a chromosomal abnormality

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Eclampsia

Severe complication and progression of preeclampsia characterized by convulsion

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Ectopic pregnancy

Pregnancy occurring outside the uterus

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Erythroblastosis fetalis

Condition of the newborn characterized by hemolysis of the embryocytes

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Esophageal atresia

Congenital absence of part of the esophagus food cannot pass from baby's mouth to stomach

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Fetal alcohol syndrome

Condition caused by excessive alcohol conception by the mother during pregnancy

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Gastroschisis

Congenital fissure of the abdominal wall not at the umbilicus

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In vitro fertilization

Method of fertilization of human on outside the body and placing the zygote into the uterus

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Lactation

Secretion of milk

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Lochia

Vaginal discharge after childbirth

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Macon is

First stool of the newborn

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Midwife

Individual who practices midwifery

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Midwifery

Practice of assisting in childbirth

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Obstetrician

Physician who specializes in obstetrics

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Obstetrics

Medical speciality dealing w/ pregnancy, childbirth, and puerperium

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Parturition

Act of giving birth

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Placenta previa

Placenta covers opening in mothers cervix

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Preeclampsia

Abnormal condition encountered during or after pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, edema, and proteinuria.

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Premature infant

Infant born before completing 37 weeks of gestation

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Puerperium

Period from delivery until the reproductive organs return to normal

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Quickening

First feeling of movement of the fetus in utero by the pregnant woman

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Respiratory distress syndrome

Respiratory complication in the newborn

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Spins bifida

Congenital defect in the vertebral column caused by the failure of the vertebral arch to close

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Stillborn

Born dead