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Reproductive System - Medical Terminology

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-men
monthly
-rrhea
flow or discharge
a/men/o/rrhea
without a monthly flow
circumcis
cutting around
-ion
process of
circumcis/ion
process of cutting around
clitor
gatekeeper
-is
presence of
clitor/is
presence of a gatekeeper
coit
sexual intercorse
-us
presence of
coit/us
presence of sexual intercourse
crypt
hidden
-orchid
testes
-ism
abnormal condition of
crypt/orchid/ism
abnormal condition of hidden testes, undescended testicles
dys
painful
dys/men/o/rrhea
painful monthly flow
ectopic
out of place
ectopic pregnancy
a pregnancy that occurs outside the uterus
endo
within
-metr/i/
uterus
-um
presence of
endo/metri/um
pertaining to the lining within the uterus
episi
vulva
-otomy
incision into
episi/otomy
incision into the vulva
hyster
uterus
-ectomy
removal of
hyster/ectomy
removal of the uterus
leuko
white
leuko/rrhea
white discharge
mammo
breast
-gram
x-ray record
mammo/gram
x-ray record of the breasts
mast
breasts
mast/ectomy
removal of the breast
myo
muscle
myo/metri/um
presence of uterine muscle
o/o
egg
-genesis
development
o/o/genesis
development of avaegg
ovul/a/
releasing a little egg
-tion
process of
ovul/a/tion
process of releasing a little egg
prostat
prostate gland
prostat/ectomy
removal of prostate gland
salping
Fallopian tube
-itis
inflammation of
salping/itis
inflammation of the Fallopian tube
spermato
seed
spermato/genesis
production of seed
TURP
trans-urethral resection of the prostate gland
DRE
digital rectal examination
PSA
prostate specific antigen
HPV
human papilloma virus
STD
sexually transmitted disease
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
TSS
toxic shock syndrome
D & C
dilatation and curettage
PMS
premenstrual syndrome
ERT
estrogen replacement therapy