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1

the female reproductive cell is the

ovum

2

inflammation of the neck of the uterus is called

cervicitis

3

which of the following abbreviations indicates instrumental expansion of the cervix and scraping of the uterine cavity?

D and C

4

the removal of the uterus is called

hysterectomy

5

bleeding from the uterus not due to menses is termed

metrorrhagia

6

excision of the vulva is called

vulvectomy

7

a medical term for painful intercourse is

dyspareunia

8

inflammation of the ovaries is called

oophoritis

9

hernia of the bladder is called

cystocele

10

blood in the fallopian tubes is called

hematosalpinx

11

the muscular wall of the uterus is the

myometrium

12

the term for the first menstruation is

menarche

13

endometrial tissue occurring in various areas of the pelvic cavity is called

endometriosis

14

instrument to view the vagina is called

colposcope

15

painful menstruation is known as

dysmenorrhea

16

epididymis

recycling center for damaged sperm

17

penis

male organ of copulation and urination

18

gonads

term for ovaries or testis

19

prostate

gland that encircles the upper end of the urethra

20

seminiferous tubules

Location of sperm manufacturing

21

chancroid

STD with painful ragged ulcers

22

castration

orchiectomy

23

cryptorchidism

undescended testicles

24

hydrocele

serous fluid in the testis

25

syphilis

lues

26

testicles

oval shaped structures that form sperm cells and hormones

27

Cowper's glands

Also called the bulbourethral glands

28

vas deferens

pair of ducts that carry sperm from the testes to the urethra

29

scrotum

sac that helps to regulate testicular temperature

30

semen

fluid of the male reproductive organs that contain sperm

31

phrenic

muscular wall that aids in breathing

32

larynx

location of the vocal cords

33

bronchi

tube that carries air between the trachea and lungs

34

alveoli

air sacs at the end of the bronchioles

35

pharynx

acts as food and air passageway

36

apnea

absence of breathing

37

aphonia

absence of voice

38

anoxemia

absence of oxygen in the blood

39

anoxia

absence of oxygen

40

acapnia

absence of carbon dioxide in the blood

41

hypoxia

low oxygen level in organs and tissues

42

pleurisy

inflammation of membrane covering the lungs

43

epistaxis

nosebleed

44

orthopnea

breathing sitting up

45

hemoptysis

coughing up blood

46

distended or tortuous veins are termed

varicosities

47

inflammatino of the inner lining of the heart

endocarditis

48

sudden stop in cardiac output and circulation that requires CPR

cardiac arrest

49

necrosis of heart tissues due to lack of oxygen

myocardial infarction

50

angina pectoris

chest pain

51

diastole

cardiac phase where ventricles relax

52

CPR

artificial ventilation and external cardiac massage

53

edema

puffy swelling of tissue from accumulation of fluid

54

systole

cardiac phase where ventricles contract

55

defibrillation

application of electrical shock to the myocardium through the chest wall to restore normal rhythm

56

paraplegia

paralysis from the waist down

57

quadriplegia

paralysis of four limbs

58

hemiplegia

paralysis of the right or left side

59

paresthesia

abnormal sensation often in the extremities

60

concussion

jarring or shaking that results in injury