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adenomyosis

growth of endometrium into muscular portion of uterus

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Bartholin glands

pair of mucus-producing glands on each side of the vagina

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colostrum

thin, milky fluid secreted by breast during pregnancy

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corpus

large central portion of the uterus

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cryptorchidism

state of hidden testes

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dyspareunia

pain during sexual intercourse

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eclampsia

severe complication and progression of pre-eclampsia characterized by convulsion

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embryo

zygote to 8th week of pregnancy

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endometrium

inner lining of the uterus

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fundus

rounded upper portion of the uterus

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gamete

mature germ cell (sperm or ovum)

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gestation

development of a new individual from conception to birth

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gravida (G)

a woman who is or has been pregnant

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introitus

an opening into a cavity; such as the vagina

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laparosopy

visual examination of abdominal cavity through a tiny incision

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leucorrhea

vaginal discharge

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meconium

first stool of the newborn

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menarche

beginning of menstruation

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myometrium

muscular middle layer of the uterus

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Pap Smear

cytological study of cervical & vaginal secretions

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para

woman who has given birth after point of viability (20wks)

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parturition

act of giving birth

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perimetrium

outer thin layer that covers surface of the uterus

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phimosis

tightness of the foreskin preventing retraction

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respiratory distress syndrome

respiratory failure as a result of injury or disease

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sentinel lymph node bx

injection of dye used to identify sentinel lymph node (breast cancer metastasis)

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spina bifida

congenital defect; failure of vertebral arch to close in newborn

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transposition of great vessels

fetal deformity of the heart

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trisomy 21 (Down's Syndrome)

inherited chromosomal mental deficiency

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varicocele

enlarged veins of the spermatic cord