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Chapter 10& 11 Medical Terms
medical term meaning " study of newborns."
medical term meaning " more than one pregnancy."
medical term meaning excessive bleeding during the menstrual period.
medical term for difficult menstrual flow (cramping).
diagnostic term that means "difficult labor and childbirth.
measurement of the pelvic area to see if the fetus can be delivered vaginally.
the failure of the testes to descend into the scrotal sac before birth.
medical term meaning "inflammation the glans penis.
medical term meaning "state of no sperm".
PSA procedure that provides a screening test.
region between the vaginal orifice and the anus.
from the time the fertilized egg implants in the uterus until approx. the end of the 8th wk, the infant is known as
normal length of time for a pregnancy, gestation.
beginning of menstruation and the ability to reproduce.
use of ultrasound waves to produce an image of an organ, such as the uterus, ovaries, or fetus.
puncturing of the amniotic sac using a needle and syringe.
removal of a segment or all the vas deferns to prevent sperm from leaving the male body.
removal of the testicles in the male and the ovaries in the female.
medical term meaning "sperm destruction."
abbreviation for "first delivery".
medical term that means "surgical removal of the uterus".
medical term that means "surgical repair of the breast".
medical term that means " surgical removal of the breast".
surgical removal of the uterus.
androgen, estrogen, progesterone
responsible for reproduction and secondary sexual characteristics.
regulates and promotes entry of glucose into cells.
above the kidneys
the two adrenal glands are located where?
estrogen is responsive for the appearance of the female sexual characteristics of the
pituitary glands is sometimes referred to as
enlarged adrenal glands
low calcium in the blood
low sugar in the blood
excessive potassium in the blood
removal of the thymus
state of excessive thyroid
much (excessive) thirst
sugar in the urine
excessive amount of hair
Type 1 diabetes mellitus
insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus is also called
enlargement of the thyroid gland
marked overproduction of the thyroid gland.
thyroid function test
blood test to measure the levels of thyroxin, triiodotyronine and thyroid-stimulating hormone in the bloodstream to assist in determining thyroid function.
Glucose tolerance test
test to determine the blood sugar level.
Fasting blood sugar
blood test to measure the amount of sugar circulating throughout the body after a 12 hour fast.
removal of the adrenal glands
having abnormal amounts of fat in the body
dorsal surface of the thyroid gland
where are the 4 tiny parathyroid glands located
underneath the brain
where the the pituitary glands located
scrotal sac of the male
the two testes are the two oval glands that are located where?