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Medical Terminology CH 9

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amnionitis
inflammation of the amnion
chorioamnionitis
inflammation of the chorion and amnion
choriocarcinoma
cancerous tumor of the chorion
dystocia
difficult labor
hysterorrhexis
rupture of the uterus
oligohydramnios
scanty amnion water
polyhydramnios
much amnion water
microcephalus
small head
omphalitis
inflammation of the umbilicus
omphalocele
herniation at the umbilicus
pyloric stenosis
narrowing pertaining to the pyloric sphincter
tracheoesophageal fistula
abnormal passageway pertaining to the esophagus and the trachea
amniotomy
incision into the amnion
episiotomy
incision of the vulva
amniocentesis
surgical puncture to aspirate amniotic fluid
amnioscope
instrument used for visual examination of the amnionic fluid
amnioscopy
visual examination of amniotic fluid
amniochorial
pertaining to the amnion and chorion
amniorrhea
discharge of amnionic fluid
amniorrhexis
rupture of the amnion
antepartum
before childbirth
embryogenic
producing an embryo
embryoid
resembling an embryo
fetal
pertaining to the fetus
gravida
pregnant
gravidopuerperal
pertaining to pregnancy and childbirth
intrapartum
within (during) labor and childbirth
lactic
pertaining to milk
lactogenic
producing milk
lactorrhea
discharge of milk
multigravida
many pregnancies
multipara
many births
natal
pertaining to birth
neonate
new birth
neonatologist
physician who studies and treats disorders of the newborn
neonatology
study of the newborn
nulligravida
no pregnancies
nullipara
no births
para
birth
postnatal
pertaining to after birth
postpartum
after childbirth
prenatal
pertaining to before birth
primigravida
first pregnancy
primipara
first birth
pseudocyesis
false pregnancy
puerpera
childbirth
puerperal
pertaining to childbirth
teratogen
any agent producing malformations
teratogenic
producing malformation
teratology
study of malformations