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Amnion Sac surrounding the developing fetus
Cervix Lower neck-like portion of uterus
Embryo Stage in prenatal development from 2-8 weeks
Endometrium Inner lining of uterus
Estrogen Hormone produced by ovaries
Fertilization The union of sperm & egg cell
Fimbriae Finger-like projections at end of fallopian tube
Gamete Male or female sexual reproductive cell
Gestation Pregnancy
Gonad The male or female reproductive organ
Gynecology Study of the female reproductive system
Lactiferous ducts Tubes that carry milk within the breast
Menarche First menstrual period at puberty
Menopause Gradual ending of menstruation
Menstruation Monthly shedding of uterine lining
Myometrium Muscle layer of uterus
Orifice An opening
Ovulation Release of the ovum or egg
Ovum (ova) Mature egg cell
Parturition Act of giving birth
Uterus A hollow pear-shaped organ
amni/o amnion
cervic/o cervix/neck
colp/o vagina
galact/o milk
gynec/o woman/female
hyster/o uterus/womb
mamm/o breast
men/o menses or menstruation
obstretr/o childbirth/pregnancy/midwife
oophor/o ovary
ov/o egg
salping/o fallopian tubes
uter/o uterus
arche beginning
gravida pregnant
tocia labor/birth
version act of turning
dys difficult or painful
nulli no/not/home
Cervical cancer Malignant cells within the cervix
Cervicitis Iinflammation of the cervix
Endometriosis Endometrial tissue located outside uterus
Fibroids Benign tumors in the uterus
Breast cancer Malignant tumor of the breast
Abruptio placentae Premature separation of the implanted placenta
Hydrocephalus An accumulation in the spaces of the brain
Mammography X-ray of the breast
Aspiration Withdrawal of fluid
Tubal ligation Blocking of fallopian tubes
BSE breast self exam
Cx Cervix
Abortion premature termination of pregnancy
DUB dysfunctional uterine bleeding
FHR fetal heart rate
GYN gynecology
HRT hormone replacement therapy
LMP last menstrual period
Path pathology
PMS premenstrual syndrome
CS cesarean section
EDC estimated date of confinement
IUD intrauterine device
IVF invitro fertilization
TAH-BSO total abdominal hysterectomy with bilaterals salpingo oophorectomy
Created by: ruthalcala