Medical Terminology

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Reproduction

ovaries and uterus

are connected to the fallopian tubes

bulbourethral, seminal vesicle, prostate

are male reproduction glands

hymen

Thin membrane that covers the external vaginal opening

fallopian tube

does not frequently develop cancerous tumors

functions of the female reproduction system

location for fertlization, produce ova,

prolasped

a collapsed uterus

oligomenorrhea

a medical term that means scanty menstrual flow

primigravida

a medical term that means first birth

epididymis

after spermatogenesis, sperm are stored here

delivery of infant

the expulsion stage of labor and delivery ends with this

PAP

an abbreviation for a diagnostic test

functions of the secretions of the male reproduction system

activate sperm, lubrication, nourish sperm

testosterone

primary male sex hormone

teste are located in the scrotum because

spermatogenesis requires lower temperature

amnion

the inner most membranous sac surrounding the fetus

hysteropexy

a medical term tht means surgical fixation of the uterus

fundus

the upper most portion of the uterus

cesarean section

a surgical procedure where a baby is delivered through a abdominal incision

mammogram

a medical term that means record of the breast

37 weeks

a infant that is born prior to this is considered premature

vasovasostomy

a surgical procedure to reverse a vasectomy

seminiferous tubules

spermatogenesis occurs here

episiorrhaphy

a medical term that means suture the vulva

pyosalpinx

a medical term that means pus in the fallopian tubes

trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, chalmydia

Types of STD'S

erectile dysfunction agents

medications used to treat impotence

glans penis

the tip of the penis is called this

embryo

just prior to the 8 week of gestation a infant is called this

eclampsia

is a condition of pregnancy characterized by convulsive seizures and coma

meconium

the first bowel movemnet of a new born

estrogen

a hormone secreted by the ovary

APGAR score

a procedure that evaluates a newborn's adjustment to the outside world

hypospadias

a congentialcondition in which the urethra opens on the top side of the penis

prostate specific antigen

a blood test for prostate cancer

menarche

the first menstral period

PSA

an abbrevation for a diagnostic lab test

fibroid

a benign uterine growth

phimosis

a constriction of the prepuce

simple mastectomy

the removal of only breast tissue

oxytocin

a medication that is a hormone that improves uterine contractions

types of breech births

buttocks first, arm first, feet first

endometrial biopsy

a diagnostic procedure that examines the uterine lining for abnormalities

aspermia

a medical ter that means condition of no sperm

circumcision

a surgical procedure to remove the prepuce

dilation stage

the first stage of labor and delivery

colostrum

a thin watery fluid first secreted by the breast after birth

Vagina

an organ that is not removed during a TAH-BSO

prostate gland

th only organ in the male reproduction system that there are not two of

spermatic cord

varicocele occurs in this

D & C

an abbrevation that stands for a surgical procedure

amniorrhea

a medical term that means amnion flow

orchioplasty

a medical term that means surgical fixaton of the testes

placenta previa

a condition that occurs when the placenta over the mouth of the cervix blocking the birth canal

areola

the pigmented area around the nipple of the breast

urethra

the male and female reproduction and urinary systems share this organ

epididymis to urethra

the vas deferens connects

pregancy prevention device

intrauterine device

cryotherapy

a treatment that uses cold

OB

an abbrevation that stands for a medical speciality

colposcope

a medical term that means instrument to view inside the vagina

placenta

is connected to the fetus by the umbilical cord

BPH

is the enlargement of the prostate gland

endometriosis

uterine tissue found throughout the pelvic cavity is a hallmark of this condition

vagina

the female externalgenitalia are collectively referred to as this

TUR

an abbrevation that is a surgical procedure

myometrium

the middle layer of the uterus

orchidopexy

a surgical procedure that is used to treat cryptorchidism

laparoscopy

a diagnostic procedure used to find out if the uterus and fallopian tupes are open to a dye

the vagina srves as:

birth canal, receives the penis during intercourse, outlet for menstrual flow

medical abortion

a type of abortion that is done for medical reasons

40 weeks

the length of typical human gestation

parts of the spermatic cord

vas deferens, arteries, nerves

priapism

a persistent and painful erection

ED

impotence

amniocentesis

used to screen for genetic abnormalities

hypospadias

congenital anomaly of the penis

conization

removes core of cervical tissue for testing

fibrocystic disease

benign breast tumors

hemolytic disease of the newborn

erythroblastosis fetalis

cryptorchidism

undescended testicles

chancroid

infections nonsyphilitic venereal disease

testical torsion

twisted spermatic cord

genital herpes

viral STD

chorion

outer fetal membrane

uterine tubes

oviducts

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