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10 terms

Step by Step Vocab Wk 4

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Amniocentesis
percutaneous aspiration of amniotic fluid
Cervix uteri
Rounded, cone-shaped neck of the uterus
Salpingostomy
creation of a fistula into the uterine tube
Cystoplasty
surgical reconstruction of the bladder
Diaphragm
Muscular wall that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities
Gastrointestinal
Pertaining to the stomach and intestine
Retroperitoneal
Behind the sac holding the abdominal organs and viscera
Abscess
localized collection of pus that will result in the disintegration of tissue over time
Conjunctiva
the lining of the eyelids and the covering of the sclerae
Rhinoplasty
surgical repair of the nose