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Cervicitis
inflammation of the uterine cervix
Oophoritis
inflammation of one or both ovaries
Endometriosis
the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus
Vulvovaginitis
inflammation of the vulva and the vagina
Fetus
the developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth
Gestation
growth process from conception to birth
Ovum
Female gamete
Neonatology
study of newborns and the treatment of their disorders
Placenta
the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus
Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
a hormone released by the pituitary gland that stimulates the production of sperm in the male and growth of the follicle (which produces the egg) in the female.
Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy
removal of both fallopian tubes and ovaries
Metrorrhagia
bleeding from the uterus that is not due to menstruation
Gynecomastia
Excessive growth of male mammary glands
Pelvic Exenteration
Removal of internal and reproductive organs in the region of the hip
Endometrial Carcinoma
cancer of the uterine lining
Gravida
a pregnant woman