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Med Term Chapter 8

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2 pregnancies and 1 birth
Gravida 2, para 1 denotes a woman who has had
hyperplasia
An excessive increase in the number of cells in a tissue or organ is called
bulbourethral glands
Another term for Cowper glands is
both B and D
Benign prostatic hyperplasia is associated with
vagina
Colpodynia means you have pain in the
salpingocele
Herniation of a fallopian tube is called
multipara
Means woman who dilivered more than on viable offspring
cervical cancer
Pap smear is used to diagnose
menopause
Permanent cessation of menstruation as a result of tha aging process is called
PID
The abbreviation for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
postnatal
Means after birth
ovaries
Progesterone is secreted by the
phimosis
Stenosis or narrowing of the preputial orifice so that foreskin cannot be retracted over the glans penis is
orchiopexy
Surgery to correct cryptorchidism
dysmenorrhea
Term for menstrual pain and tension
scrotum
Testes are located in the
vagina and cervix
The term colpocervical refers to the
Bartholin glands
The vaginal orifice is lubricated by secretions from the
gonadotropins
What hormonal preparations are used to raise the sperm count in infertility cases?
D&C
What is the abbrevation indicationg "widening of the uterine cervix and scraping of the endometrium?"
epispadias
What is the cogenital defects in which the male urethra opens on the upper side of the penis?
curdy or cheeselike
What is the discharge associated with candidiasis called
eclampsia
What is the gravest form of pregnancy-induced hypertension
suture of a testicle
What is the meaning of orchidorrhaphy
prostatomegaly
What is the medical term for enlargement of the prostate gland
chancre
What is the medical term for the primary sore of syphilis
colposcope
What is the name of the instrument used for examining the vagina and cervix uteri
hysteropexy
What is the procedure for surgical fixation of a prolapsed uterus.
vasectomy
What is the surgical procedure that sterilizes the male and prevents the release of sperm
pyosalpinx
What is the term meaning pus in the fallopian tube
menarche
Beginning of menstral function
leiomyoma
Genign uterine tumor composed of myscle and fibrous tissue
anorchism
Complete absence of one or both testes
dystocia
Difficult labor or childbirth
gonadotropins
Hormones used to raise sperm count in infertility cases
nat/o
birth
mast/o
breast
andr/o
male
lact/o
milk
oophor/o
ovary
prostatomegaly
Means enlargement of prostate gland
amenorrhea
Is absence or abnormal stoppage of menses
oophoritis
Is an inflamed condition of the ovaries
aspermatism
Is a condition in which there is a lack of male sperm
epididymis
Is a tube that temporarily stores sperm
vas deferens
Is a duct that transports sperm from the testes to the urethra
cervix uteri
means neck of the uterus
dysmenorrhea
Refers to painful menstruation
aplasia
Is failure of lack of formation or growth
vasectomy
Is a procedure to sterlize a man by cutting the vas deferens, preventing the release of sperm