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Medical Term Chapter 17 Quiz
Colposcopy is the visual examination of the uterus
The vagina contains rugae, as does the stomach
The sexual union of two people is called introitus
Fimbriae are finger or fringe-like projections of the fallopian tubes
There are three distinct phases of the menstrual cycle
Another name for menstruation or menstrual flow is menses.
Another name for a total abdominal hysterectomy is a complete hysterectomy.
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.
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
Studies now indicate that there is no relationship between the human papilloma virus (HPV) and cervical cancer.
The measurement of the pelvis is known as pelvimetry.
The vagina is the muscular tube that connects the uterus with the vulva.
The cessation of menstruation is known as menopause or climacteric.
The branch of medicine that deals with the study of diseases and disorders of the female reproductive system is obstetrics.
The term meatus refers to an opening or tunnel through any part of the body.
What is a common contraindication for using any type of medical contraceptive?
What is a herniation or downward protrusion of the urinary bladder through the vaginal wall called?
What does the ovulatory phase begin with?
rupture of the graafian follicle
Which term best defines the interval between menses and ovulation?
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?
What is the absence of menstrual flow known as?
What is painful menstrual flow known as?
What is surgical sterilization of the female called?
Which statement is NOT a contraindication for taking oral contraceptives?
irregular menstrual cycles
Select the term that means menopause.
What is a white or yellowish discharge from the vagina known as?
Select the term that best describes uterine tissue in an abnormal location.
Select the term that best describes abnormally long or very heavy menstrual flow.
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.
Which of the following terms describes the inability to hold urine when the bladder is stressed by sneezing, coughing, laughing, or lifting?
Which term means an acute or chronic inflammation of the uterine cervix?
Another name for pelvic inflammatory disease is:
secretions sustain pregnancy
mature sperm or ovum
shedding of uterine lining
cervical cancer test
secretions soften nipples
female reproductive cycle
vaginal erectile tissue