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Ch.8 Vocabulary

The Language of Medicine

menopause gradual ending of menstruation
menstruation monthly shedding of the uterine lining. the flow of blood and tissue normally discharged during menstruation is called the menses
myometrium muscle layer of the uterus
neonatology branch of medicine that studies the disorders and care of the newborn
obstetrics branch of medicine concerned with pregnancy and childbirth
orifice an opening
ovarian follicle developing sac enclosing each ovum within the ovary.
ovary one of a pair of female organs
ovulation release of the ovum from the ovary
ovum egg cell
Created by: fergy