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Female reproductive system

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Oocyte
Egg cell
Oogenisis
Formation of eggs
Oophorectomy
Removal of an ovary
Oophoropexy
Fixation of an ovary
Oophorotomy
Incision into an ovary
Oophorocystectomy
Removal of a bladder (cyst) form the ovary
Oophorostomy
Opening into an ovary/ formation of an opening into an ovary
Ovariectomy
Removal of an ovary
Ovariotomy
Incision into an ovary
Salpingocele
Hernia/ protusion/swelling of Fallopian tube (oviduct)
Salpingoophoritis
Inflammation of an ovary and oviduct (Fallopian tube)
Salpingopexy
Fixation of a Fallopian tube (by surgery)
Salpingography
Technigue of making an X-ray of the oviduct (Fallopian tube)
Saplingolithiasis
Condition of stones in the oviduct (Fallopian tube)
Salpingoplasty
Surgical repair of the oviduct (Fallopian tube)
Uteralgia
Condition of pain in the uterus
Utrerosclerosis
Hardening of the uterus
Hysteroscope
Instrument to view the womb
Hysteroptosis
Condition of a falling or displaced womb
Metrostenosis
Condition of narrowed uterus (womb)
Metraomalacia
Softening of the uterus (womb)
Endometrium
Lining of the uterus
Endometrosis
Abnormal conditioning of the endometrium
Myoma
Tumour of the muscle
Amenorrhoea
Without menstrual flow (eg when pregnant)
Dysmenorrhoea
Difficult/painful/bad menstruation
Colposcopy
Visual examination of the vagina
Metrocolpocele
Hernia/protusion/swelling of uterus into vagina
Vaginomycosis
Condition of fungal infection of the vagina
Vaginopathy
Disease of the vagina
Vulvovaginitis
Inflammation of the vulva and vagina
Vulvovaginoplasty
Surgical repair of the vagina and vulva
Gynaecology
Study of diseases peculiar to women
Gynaecogenic
Pertaining to woman-forming
Primigravida
A women's first pregnancy
Secondigravida
A woman's second pregnancy
Multigravida
A Woman who is pregnant and has had more than two previous pregnancies
Placentography
Technigue of making an xray of the placenta
Placenta praevia
Condition where placenta forms abnormally across the cervix
Neonatal
Pertaining to new birth
Antenatal
Pertaining to before birth
Perinatal
Pertaining to around/near birth
Mammography
Technigue of making a breast x-ray
Mastectomy
Surgical removel of breast (mammory gland)
Mastitis
Inflammation of breast (mammory gland)
Lactogenic
Pertaining to the formation of milk
Oo-
Egg (ovam)
Oophor/o
ovary
Ovari/o
ovary
Salping/o
Fallopian tube
Uter/o
Uterus (womb)
Hyster/o
Womb
Metr/a/i/o
womb
Men/o
menstruation
Cervic/o
Cervix (neck)
Colp/o
vagina
Vagin/o
Vagina
Vulv/o
Vulva
Perine/o
Perineum
Gynaec/o
Woman
-gravida
Pregnant
Obstetr
to assist delivery
Placent/o
Placenta
Nat/o
birth
Mamm/o
mammory gland (breast)
Mast/o
Mammory gland (breast)
Lact/o
Milk