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An overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina; characterized by itching, burning or pain and possibly a "fishy" smelling discharge.

Bacterial Vaginosis

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The lower third, or neck, of the uterus

Cervix

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A sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium (Chlamydia Trachomatic)

Chlamydia

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The tube that connect each ovary with the uterus and are the primary location for fertilization of the ovum.

Fallopian tubes

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A sexually transmitted disease caused by (Neisseria Gonorrhoeae)

Gonorrhea

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Outer fleshy "lips" covered with pubic hair that protect the vagina

Labia Majora

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Inner fleshy :lips" devoid of pubic hair that protect the vagina

Labia minora

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The primary female reproductive organs that produce an ovum, or egg, that, if fertilized, will develop into a fetus

Ovaries

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The process in which an ovum is released from a follicle

Ovulation

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An infection of the Fallopian tubes and the surrounding tissues of the pelvis

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

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The area of skin between the vagina and anus

Perineum

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Sexual intercourse inflicted forcibly on another person, against the person's will

Rape

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An attack against a person that is sexual in nature, the most of common of which rape.

Sexual assault

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The muscular organ where the fetus grows, also called the womb; responsible for contractions during labor

Uterus

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The outermost cavity of a woman's reproductive system; the lower part of the birth canal.

Vagina