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true

a hydatidiform mole is known as a molar pregnancy

true

the outer layer of the amniotic sac is called the chorion

false

movement of the fetus felt by the mother is called effacement

false

the inner layer of the amniotic sac is called the chorion

false

the fertilized ovum is initially called an embryo

quickening

movement of the fetus felt by the mother

amnion

the inner layer of the amniotic sac

zygote

fertilized ovum is initially called

parturition

what term means the act of giving birth

abruptio placenta

what term describes the premature separation of a mormally implanted fetus

embryo

what term describes the fertilized ovum prior to the ninth week of pregnancy

uterine enlargement, ballottement, pregnancy tests

this group best describes probable signs of pregnancy

ectopic pregnancy

what term describes the abnormal implantation of a fertilized ovum

colostrum

a thin, yellowish fluid secreted by the breasts prior to lactation

amniocentesis

surgical puncture of the amniotic sac to remove amniotic fluid

dystocia

what is difficult labor

primipara

what term describes giving birth for the first time

incompetent cervix

what is dilation of the cervical os prior to uterine contractions

amenorrhea, nausea, quickening

group of symptoms classified as presumptive signs of pregnance

hyperemesis gravidarum

severe vomiting that continues into the second trimester

episiotomy

incision into the perineum to facilitate delivery

eclampsia

most severe form of of pregnancy-induced hypertension

Goodells's sign

softening of the cervix and vagina

Chadwick's sign

bluish-violet cervix and vagina

Hegar's sign

softening, lower uterine segment

Nagele's rule

calculated expected date of birth

Braxton-Hicks

mild, irregular contractions

striae gravidarum

stretch marks

placenta

afterbirth

amniotic sac

fetal membranes

spern

male sex cell

ovum

female sex cell

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