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Reproductive APII

Reproductive System AP II

The process in which a mature egg is released from the ovaries Ovulation
A mature egg cell Ovum
Female reproductive glands that release eggs Ovaries
Cells that are released from the ovaries. Egg Cells
Tubes that carries the mature egg from the ovaries to the uterus Fallopian Tubes
Pear shaped hollow muscular organ; where a fertilized egg develops into a fetus Uterus
When the lining of the uterus and a small amount of blood leaves the woman's body Menstruation
The joining of a sperm and egg cell Fertilization
A fertilized egg Zygote
Reproductive cell released be a male Sperm cell
The passageway from the uterus leading outside the body; also called the birth canal Vagina
2 Hormones that trigger the development of the female reproductive system Estrogen and Progesterone
The process in which a mature egg is released from the ovaries Ovulation
metr/o uterus
culdocentesis needle aspiration of fluid from the cul-de-sac
needle aspiration of fluid from the cul-de-sac hormone produced by the ovary and placenta in pregnant women
menstruation monthly shedding of the uterine lining
amniocentesis needle puncture of the amniotic sac to remove fluid for analysis
cesearan section surgical incision inot the abdominal wall and uterus to deliver a fetus
estrogen hormone produced by the ovaries, promotes the secondary female sex characteristics
fibroids benign tumors int he uterus
tubal ligation blocking the fallopian tubes to prevent fertilization
abortion spontaneous (miscarriage) or induced termination of pregnancy
hydrocephalus accumulation of fluid in the spaces of the brain
hCG human chorionic gonadotropin (hormone of pregnancy)
placenta previa placenta implantation over the cervical opening
perine/o perineum
myometrium muscle lining of the uterus
colposcopy visual examination of the vagina and cervix using a colposcope to visualize abnormal cells
culd/o cul-de-sac
endometrium inner lining of the uterus
oophor/o ovary
oophor/o dilitation and curettage
PAP test microscopic examination of cells removed from the cervix
gynecomastia enlargement of the breasts in a male
meconium first bowl movement of the infant
erythroblastosis fetalis caused by Rh factor incompatibility between the mother and the fetus
preeclampsia abnormal condition of pregnancy marked by high blood pressure(HTN), edema, and proteinuria
placenta abruptio premature separation of the implanted placenta
-tocia birth
salping/o fallopian tubes
parturition act of giving birth
choriocarcinoma malignant tumor of the placenta
ectopic pregnancy implantation outside of the uterus
fibrocystic disease fibrous sacs in the breast
menarch first period
endometriosis endometrial tissue located outside the uterus
episi/o vulva
-arche beginning
-cyesis pregnancy
-gravida pregnant
-salpinx uterine tube
corpus luteum empty ovarian follicle that secretes progesterone after release of the egg
Created by: dwall2674