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Medical Terminology

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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