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syphilis a communicable venereal disease spread by sexual contact. Inhabits warm moist areas of the genitals and rectum.
gonorrhea common venereal disease, sites include vagina, penis, rectum, mouth, and throat. S/S in males notice burning, itching or pain on urination. discharge from the anus; or penile drainage. Women are asymptomatic, but discharge from cervix
ovarian cancer one of the most common causes of deaths in USA among women. Women who never had children, family history of breast or ovarian cancer.
epididymis a convoluted tube resting on the surface of the testicle that carries sperm from the testicle to the vas deferens
cowpers glands or bulbourethral gland, is one of two pea-sized organs found at the base of the penis that produce secretions that aids in sperm movement directly into the urethra and makes the normally acidic male urethra alkaline immediately prior to ejaculation
embryo the first 8 weeks of development after fertilization
zygote a cell produced by the union of a ovum and a sperm
breast cancer lumps or mass in the breast, change in size or shape of the breast, change in skin appearance, change in skin temp, drainage or discharge from the breast, change in nipple and pain
AFP testing blood test taken at about the 15th to 18th week of pregnancy to aid in the detection of birth defects. Also can indicate multiple births.
colposcopy uses a colposcope to preform a visual exam of the cervix, with or without taking a biopsy
ovarian cyst sacs of fluid or semisolid material on an ovary that can cause acute abdominal pain, pelvic pain, delayed menses, or irregular bleeding
PAP test routine exam of cervical secretions to look for cancerous cells
chlamydia caused by a specialized bacterium that lives as an intracellular parasite. There are 2 types; one causes pneumonia. The other lives in the conjunctiva of the eye and the epithelium of the urethra and cervix
Herpes 1 typical cold sores that appear on the lip or edge of the nose
herpes 2 appears on the external genitalia
NGU transmitted through sexual intercourse . A group of bacteria infections that cause burning on urination, frequency, itching, and possibly a thin discharge
NSU Men experience urethral inflammation; may be the result of an allergic reaction to creams, foams, or douches used by a sexual partner. Women experience vaginitis
PID Acute or chronic infection of the reproductive tract, including the cervix, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. Symptoms include purulent vaginal discharge, fever, malaise, or lower abdominal pain
Chancre a painless ulceration (sore) most commonly formed during the primary stage of syphilis.
Cryptorchidism an undescended testicle
Seminiferous tubules tiny tubes in the testicles in which sperm cells are formed
smegma Both sexes can produce it. In males, it is produced and can collect under the foreskin; in females, it collects around the clitoris and in the folds of the labia minora
vasectomy a simple surgical procedure to prohibit the ejaculation of sperm and effect sterilization of the male
orchitis can be related to epididymitis infection that has spread to the testicles, sometimes caused by the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia and gonorrhea. It can also be seen during active mumps, particularly in adolescent boys.
ectopic pregnancy the embryo or fetus being outside the uterus
endometrium the mucus membrane lining of the uterus
myometrium the muscular structure of the uterus
APGAR Score as a simple and repeatable method to quickly and summarily assess the health of newborn children immediately after birth.[
pessary a medical device inserted into the vagina, either to provide structural support, or as a method of delivering medication
hyaluronidase are a family of enzymes that degrade hyaluronic acid
afterbirth Placental expulsion occurs when the placenta comes out of the birth canal after childbirth. The period from just after the baby is expelled until just after the placenta is expelled is called the third stage of labor.
fibroid a tumor made up of fibrous and muscular tissue
rectocele the protrusion of the posterior vaginal wall and anterior wall of the rectum through the vagina
serous membrane or serosa) is a smooth membrane consisting of a thin layer of cells which secrete serous fluid, and a thin epithelial layer.helps body parts move more easily and reduces friction between them
each gender has special sex glands, called _____, that produce sex cells called ______ gonads, gametes
when do reproductive organs begin to evolve into the sexual organs of the female? 10th or 11th week of pregnancy
the ovaries develop from the _____ of the gonad high in the abdomen cortex
reproductive organs begin to evolve into the sexual organs of the male as the _____ forms the glands of the penis tubercle
the testes develop from the _____ of the gonad high in the abdomen medulla
the testes develop in the ___ or ___ week of pregnancy when the zygote contains a __ chromosome 7th or 8th, Y
the testes produce ___ and secrete _____ sperm, testosterone
what stores mature sperm for about 18 hours? epididymis
what is the passageway for sperm? Vas Deferens
empty into the ejaculatory duct and are pair of glands that secrete fructose which provides nourishment for the sperm Seminal Vesicles
Secrete an alkaline-based substance that aids sperm mobility and preserves sperm by neutralizing vaginal acidity prostate glands
two columns of sponge-like erectile tissue and the urethra surround by subcutaneous tissue and covered with skin penis
the Pathway of sperm from the production of expulsion it is produced in the tubules and stored in the epididymis after maturation, then enters the Vas Deferens and then moves into the ejaculatory duct, which empties into the urethra
The components of semen fluid from the testes and epididymis are 5%
The components of semen fluid secreted by the seminal vesicle are 30%
The components of semen fluid secreted by the prostate gland are 60%
The components of semen fluid from the bulbourethral glands are 5%
test used to determine genetic defects that are carried by the sperm Chromosomal analysis
Measures hormones that cause development of testes and sperm production hormonal studies
Palpation of the prostate for size, density, nodules, and tumors digital rectal exams
exam that evaluates the volume of semen and the number, maturity, and motility of the sperm semen analysis
examination of testicular tissue to determine unexplained cases of infertility testicular biopsy
PSA blood test to measure the amount of antigen present when there is prostate hypertrophy, which may indicate the presence of prostate cancer
causes severe pain and swelling in the scrotum along with fever and malaise epididymitis
presence of excess fluid within the structures around the testes; results in enlargement of the scrotum and may be a result of trauma, inflammation, aging Hydrocele
Enlargement of the prostate gland; usually occurs in males over age 50 Prostatic Hypertrophy
small, almond shaped organs that are supported by ligaments that attach to the uterus and fallopian tubes ovaries
what is the purpose of the ovaries? to produce the sex cell and to secrete the female hormones estrogen and progesterone
1 tube is located about 4 inches from the superior lateral surface of each side of the uterus and provides a passage way for the ovum to reach the uterus fallopian tubes
the fallopian and ovaries work _____ together
finger-like projections called ____, at the end of each fallopian tube gently move the ovum toward the opening of the fallopian tube fimbriae
thick-walled, hollow, muscular organ lying within the pelvis, behind the urinary bladder, and in front of the rectum uterus
name the 3 parts of the uterus Fundus; rounded upper portions... Body; the middle or body.... Cervix; the opening into the vagina
collapsible, muscular tube lined with mucous membranes; arranged in folds vagina
what is the purpose of the Vagina it is the organ of sexual intercourse, passageway for menstruation, and the birth canal for delivery of an infant
the area of the female external sexual structures vulva
large pad of fat cover with coarse hair that overlies the pubis mons pubis
rounded folds of skin on each side of the vulva, covered with hair on the exterior surface and smooth skin on the inner surface labia majora
lie within the labia majora and cover the glands of the clitoris labia minora
the portion of the vulva inside the labia minora that contains the opening to the urethra and the vagina as well as the Barholin's glands Vestibule
Rounded mass of erectile tissue that is very sensitive and heightens sexual excitement clitoris
Mammary glands aka breast
darkened area of skin that surrounds the nipple areola
the pituitary gland releases 2 hormones, _____ and _____ to mature the follicle and ovum FSH and LH
how many stages are in a menstrual cycle 5
how does fertilization occur sperm released in vagina, goes up the fallopian tubes, finds and then surrounds an ovum. only 1 sperm is allowed in
once the egg has been fertilized by a sperm cell, the cell is called a? zygote
the zygote begins to grow about ___hrs after fertilization 36
another name for pregnancy? gestation
pregnancy is divided into trimesters
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