cH 40 mRs Sanzone vocab

23 terms by s0nya860

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

adnexal

pertaining to adjacent or accessory parts

clitoris

small elongated erectile body situated above the urinary meatus at the superior point of the labia minora

coitus

sexual union between male and a femal AKA intercourse

colostrum

thin yellow milky fluid secreted by the mammary glands a few days before and after delivery

dilation

the opening of the cervix through the process of labor

dilatation and curettage

the widening of the cervix and scraping of the endometrial wall of the uterus

dysplasia

an alteration of cell growth causeing differences in size, shape, and appearance

effacement

the thining of the cervix during labor

endocervical curettage

the scraping of the cells from the wall of the uterus

fundus

the curved top portion of the uterus

fundal height

can be used as a measurement of fetal growth and estimated gestation

human chorionic gonadotropin

a hormone secreted by the placenta, it is found in the urine of pregnant females

idiopathic

without apparent know cause

lymphedema

swelling caused by the accumulation of lymph fluid in soft tissue

mons pubis

the fat pad that covers the symphysis pubis

multiparous

pertaining to women who have had two or more pregnancies

myelomeningocele

a herniation of a portion of the spinal cord and its meninges that protrudes through a congenital opening in the vertebral column

neural tube defect

any of a group of congenital abnormalies involving the brain spinal column that are casued by failure of the neural tube to close during embryonic development

nonstress test

fetal monitoring used in combination with maternal reports of fetal movement to evaluate fetal heart rate response

parturition

act or process of giving birth to a child

stereotactic

an xray procedure to guide the insertion of a needle ino a specific area of the breast

teratogens

substance that result in severe fetal deformites

vulva

the external female genitalia which begins at mons pubis and terminates at the anus

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set