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amniocentesis

surgical puncture of the amniotic sac

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cervicitis

inflammation of the cervix (neck of cervix)

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colposcopy

visual examination of the vagina

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vaginocele

hernia, swelling of the vag

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galactorrhea

disharge or flow of milk

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lactogen

forming or producing milk

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gynecologist

specialist in the study of the female body

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hysterectomy

removal or excision of the uterus

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uterovaginal

pertaining to the vagina & uterus

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mammogram

record or writing of the boob

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mastopexy

fixation of the breast

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menorrhea

bursting forth of menstration

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endometritis

inflammation within the uterus

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prenatal

pertaining to before birth

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oophoroma

tumor of the ovary

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ovariotomy

incision of the ovary

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perineorrhaphy

suture of the perineum

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salpingectomy

removal of the tubes

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vulvopathy

disease of the vulva

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episiotomy

incision of the vulva

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androgen

forming or producing male

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balanitis

inflammation of the glans penis

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gonadotropin

stimulate the sex glands

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oligospermia

low sperm count

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cryptorchism

condition of hidden testes

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orchiopexy

fixation of the testes

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orchidectomy

removal of the testes

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testalgia

pain in the testes

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prostatitis

inflammation of the prostate gland

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spermatocide

killing of sperm cells

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spermicide

killing of sperm cells

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aspermia

condition without sperm

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varicocele

swelling of dilated veins

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vasectomy

removal of a vessel

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vesiculitis

inflammation of the seminal vesicle

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menarche

beginning of menstration

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pseudocyesis

false pregnancy

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primigravida

first pregnancy

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multipara

to bear many

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dystocia

bad or painful childbirth

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Leiomyoma

Smooth muscle tumor (uterus)

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Metrorragia

Between cycle bleeding from uterus

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Uterine fibroid embolization

Forming a clot in fibrous tissue found in the vagina

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Prostatic Hyperplasia

Excessive growth(cells) of the prostate gland

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hemodialysis

separation of the blood

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cervical intraepithelial neoplasia

new growth/development within the epithelium of the cervix

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oophorectomy

surgical removal of the ovary

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leiomyoma

tumor of smooth muscle

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Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

non-cancerous excessive growth of the prostrate

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vasovasostomy

reversal of vasectomy

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vasoepididymostomy

reconnecting the vas deferens to the epididymis

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uterine fibroids (leiomyomas)

benign tumors of the uterus