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Medical Term Chapter 17 Quiz

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Colposcopy is the visual examination of the uterus
False
The vagina contains rugae, as does the stomach
True
The sexual union of two people is called introitus
False
Fimbriae are finger or fringe-like projections of the fallopian tubes
True
There are three distinct phases of the menstrual cycle
False
Another name for menstruation or menstrual flow is menses.
True
Another name for a total abdominal hysterectomy is a complete hysterectomy.
True
The birth control patch continuously delivers hormones through the skin and into the bloodstream for a full month to prevent pregnancy, and only has to be changed monthly.
False
The micro-insert system is an alternative to tubal ligation that provides bilateral occlusion of the fallopian tubes by inserting a soft, flexible micro-insert into each fallopian tube
True
Studies now indicate that there is no relationship between the human papilloma virus (HPV) and cervical cancer.
False
The measurement of the pelvis is known as pelvimetry.
True
The vagina is the muscular tube that connects the uterus with the vulva.
True
The cessation of menstruation is known as menopause or climacteric.
True
The branch of medicine that deals with the study of diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system is obstetrics.
False
The term meatus refers to an opening or tunnel through any part of the body.
True
What is a common contraindication for using any type of medical contraceptive?
Breast cancer
What is a herniation or downward protrusion of the urinary bladder through the vaginal wall called?
cystocele
What does the ovulatory phase begin with?
rupture of the graafian follicle
Which term best defines the interval between menses and ovulation?
postmenstrual phase
What is the presence of single or multiple fluid-filled cysts that are palpable in the breasts known as?
fibrocystic breast disease
What are the female external genitalia collectively referred to as?
vulva
What is the absence of menstrual flow known as?
amenorrhea
What is painful menstrual flow known as?
dysmenorrhea
What is surgical sterilization of the female called?
tubal ligation
Which statement is NOT a contraindication for taking oral contraceptives?
irregular menstrual cycles
Select the term that means menopause.
climacteric
What is a white or yellowish discharge from the vagina known as?
leukorrhea
Select the term that best describes uterine tissue in an abnormal location.
endometriosis
Select the term that best describes abnormally long or very heavy menstrual flow.
menorrhagia
From the list below, identify the name for a physician who specializes in the medical specialty that deals with diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system.
gynecologist
Which of the following terms describes the inability to hold urine when the bladder is stressed by sneezing, coughing, laughing, or lifting?
stress incontinence
Which term means an acute or chronic inflammation of the uterine cervix?
cervicitis
Another name for pelvic inflammatory disease is:
salpingitis
muscular tube
Vagina
womb
uterus
secretions sustain pregnancy
corpus luteum
mature sperm or ovum
gamete
shedding of uterine lining
menstruation
cervical cancer test
PAP smear
secretions soften nipples
Montgomery's glands
female reproductive cycle
menstrual cycle
sexual intercourse
coitus
vaginal erectile tissue
clitoris