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oophor/o

ovary - form and store eggs

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gynec/o

female

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gyn/o

female

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F

female

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hyster/o

uterus

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metr/i

uterus

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metr/o

uterus

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uterine

pertaining to uterus

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cervic/o

cervix - narrow, lower portion of uterus

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colp/o

vagina

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vagin/o

vagina

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episi/o

perineum - space between vagina and rectum

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perine/o

perineum - space between scrotum and anus

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mamm/o

breast

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mast/o

breast

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men/o

menstruation

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TAH

total abdominal hysterectomy

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TVH

total vaginal hysterectomy

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GYN

gynecology or gynecologist

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OB/GYN

obstetrics and gynecologist
obstetrician and gynecologist

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PMS

premenstrual syndrome

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PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

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HCG

pregnancy test

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Pap

pap smear; specimen of cells from cervix

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SBE

self-breast exam

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OC

oral contraceptive

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HUC

health unit coordinator

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LPN

licensed practical nurse

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MA, CMA

medical assistant
certified medical assistant

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CNA

certified nursing assistant

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MD

medical doctor

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NP

nurse practitioner

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PA

physician's assistant

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RN

registered nurse

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ST, CST

surgical technician, certified surgical technician