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1

Rooting reflex

Movement of head toward one side if cheek or mouth is stroked (nipple seeking).

2

Sucking reflex

Sucking response when roof of mouth is touched.

3

Primary vs. secondary amenorrhea

primary = Menstruation cycles never start. eg congenital absence of uterus, ovarian failure.
secondary = menstruation cycles ceasing.

4

General antiadrogenic mechanism of spironolactone

Inhibits steroid binding.

5

Graafian follicle

Mature ovarian follicle (eg tertiary).

6

Internal iliac node drains...

lower rectum to anal canal (above pectinate line) + bladder + middle third of vagina + cervix + prostate

7

Para-aortic node drains

Testes
Ovaries
Kidneys
Uterus