Flashcards in Gynecologic Emergencies Chpt. 21 Deck (15)
An overgrowth of bacteria in the vagina; characterized by itching, burning or pain and possibly a "fishy" smelling discharge.
The lower third, or neck, of the uterus
A sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium (Chlamydia Trachomatic)
The tube that connect each ovary with the uterus and are the primary location for fertilization of the ovum.
A sexually transmitted disease caused by (Neisseria Gonorrhoeae)
Outer fleshy "lips" covered with pubic hair that protect the vagina
Inner fleshy :lips" devoid of pubic hair that protect the vagina
The primary female reproductive organs that produce an ovum, or egg, that, if fertilized, will develop into a fetus
The process in which an ovum is released from a follicle
An infection of the Fallopian tubes and the surrounding tissues of the pelvis
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
The area of skin between the vagina and anus
Sexual intercourse inflicted forcibly on another person, against the person's will
An attack against a person that is sexual in nature, the most of common of which rape.
The muscular organ where the fetus grows, also called the womb; responsible for contractions during labor