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Medical Terminology Chapter 13

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toc/o
to give birth
cyan/o
blue
lact/o
milk
ne/o
new
trop/o
to have an affinity for
gestat/o
from conception to birth
hyster/o
uterus
galact/o
milk
men/o
month
mamm/o
breast
estr/a
female
o/o
ovum (egg)
menstru/o
monthly discharge of blood
merti/o
uterus
cervic/o
cervix
par/o
birth
colp/o
vagina
episi/o
vulva
part/o
birth
salping/o
uterine tube
my/o
muscle
ovul/o
ovum, egg
parturit/o
to be in labor
nat/o
birth
oophor/o
ovary
anovulation
process of being unable to release eggs
pyosalpinx
pus in the uterine tube
oligomenorrhea
having scanty monthly flow
perimenopausal
pertaining to the time around the month of cessation of menstruation
dystocia
condition of abnormally painful birth
menorrhagia
condition of excessive monthly discharge
endometriosis
abnormal condition within the uterus
amenorrhea
absence of menstrual periods
galactorrhea
discharge of milk when a woman is not pregnant or nursing
primigravida
a woman who is pregnant for the first time
cephalopelvic
pertaining to the baby's head and the mother's pelvis
mastitis
inflammation or infection of the breast
retroversion/retroflexion
condition in which the uterus is bent backwards
efface/o
to do away with, obliterate
lei/o
smooth
plas/o
growth, formation
hydatidi/o
fluid filled vesicles
-amnios
amniotic fluid
eclampsi/o
a seizure
abort/o
to stop prematurely
involut/o
enlarged organ
pne/o
breathing
nuch/o
neck
-graphy
process of recording
-gravida
pregnancy