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FBS

fasting blood sugar

BPH

benign prostatic hypertrophy

RAIU

radioactive iodine uptake

LMP

last menstrual period

L & D

labor & delivery

PID

pelvic inflammatory disease

ADH

antidiuretic hormone

TURP

transurethral resection of the prostate

T4

thyroxine

FPG

fasting plasma glucose

amenorrhea

lack or absence of menses

cervical

pertaining to cervix

menarche

beginning or onset of menstruation (men/o- menses/menstruation -arche beginning;onset)

polydipsia

excessive thirst

adrenomegaly

enlargement of adrenal glands

salpingitis

inflammation of fallopian tubes

cryptorchidism

undescended testicles

endocrinologist

specialist of the endocrine system

nullipara

never having given birth to a viable fetus

dysmenorrhea

painful menstrual flow

hysterorrhexis

rupture of the uterus

prostatectomy

surgical removal of the prostate

oligospermia

deficient number of sperm in the semen

menorrhagia

excessive bleeding during menstruation

parathyroidectomy

surgical removal of the parathyroid glands

hyperthyroidism

excessive activity of the thyroid gland

vaginitis

inflammation of the vagina

orchitis

inflammation of the testes

spermatocele

herniation of the spermatic duct

mastectomy

surgical removal of the breast

salpingocele

fallopian tube protrusion

colposcopy

viewing the vagina & cervix with a scope

uter/o

uterus

metr/o

uterus

hyster/o

uterus

metr/i

uterus

salping-oophorectomy

surgical removal of the fallopian tubes & ovaries

Orch/o, orchi/o, orchid/o

testes;testis

sperm/o

sperm

spermat/o

spermatic cord

gravid/o

pregnancy

nat/o

birth

par/o; part/o

bear; give birth to; labor; childbirth

perine/o

perineum

puerper/o

childbirth; puerperium

nulli-

none

primi-

first; one

-tocia

labor; birth

meconium

first feces of a newborn

GTT

glucose tolerance test

primigravida

first pregnancy

nulligravida

never having been pregnant

parturition

act of giving birth; childbirth; delivery

multipara

having given birth two or more times to a viable fetus

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