Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Female Reproductive System - Q – Obstetric Diagnostic Terms & A – Meaning

abortion (AB) expulsion of the products of conception before the fetus is viable (able to live outside the uterus)
spontaneous abortion (SAB) miscarriage; naturally occurring expulsion of the products of conception
habitual abortion spontaneous abortion occurring in three or more consecutive pregnancies
incomplete abortion incomplete expulsion of the products of conception
missed abortion death of a fetus or embryo within the uterus that is not naturally expelled after death
threatened abortion bleeding with the threat of miscarriage
cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD) condition preventing normal delivery through the birth canal; either the baby's head is too large or the birth canal is too small
eclampsia true toxemia of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, albuminuria, edema of the legs and feet, severe headaches, dizziness, convulsions, and coma
preeclampsia toxemia of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, albuminuria, edema of the legs and feet, and puffiness of the face, without convulsion or coma
ectopic pregnancy implantation of the fertilized egg outside the uterine cavity, often in the tube or ovary, or, rarely, in the abdominal cavity
erythroblastosis fetalis disorder that results from the incompatibility of a fetus with an Rh-positive blood factor and a mother with an Rh-negative blood factor, causing red blood cell destruction in the fetus; this condition necessitates a blood transfusion to save the fetus
Rh factor presence, or lack, of antigens on the surface of red blood cells that may cause a reaction between the blood of the mother and the fetus, resulting in fetal anemia, which causes erythroblastosis fetalis
Rh positiver-āch poz′i-tiv presence of antigens
Rh negative absence of antigens
hyperemesis gravidarum severe nausea and vomiting in pregnancy that can cause severe dehydration in the mother and fetus (emesis = vomit)
meconium aspiration fetal aspiration of amniotic fluid containing meconium
placenta previa displaced attachment of the placenta in the lower region of the uterine cavity
abruptio placentae premature detachment of a normally situated placenta
Created by: MT student1