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Flashcards in Female Reproduction Anatomy Deck (28):
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oophor/o

ovary (form and store egg)

2

gynec/o, gyn/o, F

female

3

colp/o, vagin/o

vagina (tube like structure that connects uterus to outside body)

4

episi/o, perine/o

perineum (space between vagina and rectum or scrotum and anus)

5

hyster/o, metr/i, metr/o

uterus (pear-shaped muscular organ, function for menstruation, pregnancy, labor)

6

uterine

pertaining to uterus

7

cervic/o

cervix (narrow, lower portion of uterus)

8

mamm/o, mast/o

breast

9

men/o

menstruation (periodic discharge of bloody fluid from non-pregnant uterus)

10

TAH

total abdominal hysterectomy

11

TVH

total vaginal hysterectomy

12

GYN

gynecology or gynecologist

13

OB/GYN

obstetrics and gynecologist (obstetrician and gynecologist)

14

PMS

premenstrual syndrome

15

PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

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HCG

pregnancy test

17

Pap

pap smear; specimen of cells from cervix

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SBE

self-breast exam

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OC

oral contraceptive (birth control pill)

20

HUC

health unit coordinator

21

LPN

licensed practical nurse

22

MA, CMA

medical assistant, certified medical assistant

23

CNA

certified nursing assistant

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MD

medical doctor

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NP

nurse practitioner

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PA

physician's assistant

27

RN

registered nurse

28

ST

surgical technician, certified surgical technician