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gynec/o, gyn/o, F

female

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oophor/o

ovary; forms and stores eggs

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hyster/o, metr/i, metr/o

uterus; pear shaped muscular organ

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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, vagin/o

vagina; tube that connects uterus to the outside of the body

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episi/o

perineum; space between vagina and rectum (female)

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perine/o

perineum; space between scrotum and anus (male)

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mamm/o, 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 (bacterial infection)

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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 (birth control pill)

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HUC

health unit coordinator

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LPN

licensed practical nurse

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MA

medical assistant

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CMA

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

surgical technician

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CST

certified surgical technician