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Chapter 18

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true
a hydatidiform mole is known as a molar pregnancy
true
the outer layer of the amniotic sac is called the chorion
false
movement of the fetus felt by the mother is called effacement
false
the inner layer of the amniotic sac is called the chorion
false
the fertilized ovum is initially called an embryo
quickening
movement of the fetus felt by the mother
amnion
the inner layer of the amniotic sac
zygote
fertilized ovum is initially called
parturition
what term means the act of giving birth
abruptio placenta
what term describes the premature separation of a mormally implanted fetus
embryo
what term describes the fertilized ovum prior to the ninth week of pregnancy
uterine enlargement, ballottement, pregnancy tests
this group best describes probable signs of pregnancy
ectopic pregnancy
what term describes the abnormal implantation of a fertilized ovum
colostrum
a thin, yellowish fluid secreted by the breasts prior to lactation
amniocentesis
surgical puncture of the amniotic sac to remove amniotic fluid
dystocia
what is difficult labor
primipara
what term describes giving birth for the first time
incompetent cervix
what is dilation of the cervical os prior to uterine contractions
amenorrhea, nausea, quickening
group of symptoms classified as presumptive signs of pregnance
hyperemesis gravidarum
severe vomiting that continues into the second trimester
episiotomy
incision into the perineum to facilitate delivery
eclampsia
most severe form of of pregnancy-induced hypertension
Goodells's sign
softening of the cervix and vagina
Chadwick's sign
bluish-violet cervix and vagina
Hegar's sign
softening, lower uterine segment
Nagele's rule
calculated expected date of birth
Braxton-Hicks
mild, irregular contractions
striae gravidarum
stretch marks
placenta
afterbirth
amniotic sac
fetal membranes
spern
male sex cell
ovum
female sex cell