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FemaleReproductive

Body system

TermDefinition
cervic/o cervix,any necklike part of an organ, esp the lower part of the uterus that extends into the vagina
colp/o vagina womb
hyster/o uterus
mamm/o breast
metri/o uterus
endometrium the mucous membrane lining the uterus
o/o egg
oophor/o ovary
salping/o fallopian tube
amenorrhea absence of menstrual flow
dysmenorrhea painful menstrual flow
endometriosis tissue inner lining of uterus occurs abnormal in other pelvic location
fibroids benign tumors in uterus
salpingitis pelvic inflammatory disease bacterial infection
aspiration the act of removing a fluid, as pus or serum, from a cavity of the body
colposcopy visual exam. vigina & cervix colposcope
HCG human chorionic gonadotropin hormone in blood pregnancy test
dialation widening of cervix
curettage scraping
D&C dilation and curettage widening cervix and scraping lining in uterus
myomectomy surgical removal of fibroid(myoma) tissue in uterus
uterine artery embolization shrink fibroids procedure
cervix neck (lower portion of uterus
ovary one/two organs produce egg cells and hormones
fallopian tube one/two ovaries to uterus
uterus muscular organ holds fetus
leiomyoma a benign tumor composed of nonstriated muscular tissue.
nonstriated not marked with striae; furrowed; striped; streaked.
conization removal of cone shape section of cervix biopsy
amniocentesis puncture remove fluid fromsac surrounding fetus
tubal ligation fallopian tubes are tied prevent pregnancy
cryosurgery cold temp /freeeze destroy tissue
cauterization heat to destroy abnormal tissue
a smear of cellular material taken from the neck (cervix) of the uterus for detection of cancer pap smear
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