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Chapter 17

Female Reproductive System

The following are identifiable areas of the uterus except: (body, isthmus, cortex, cervix) cortex
The fingerlike processes that work to propel the discharged ovum into the tube are called: fimbriae
The process of bending forward of the uterus at its body and neck is called: anteversion
The external region between the vulva and the anus is: perineum
The medical term for a difficult monthly flow is: dysmenorrhea
The study of the female is called: gynecology
The medical word for painful intercourse is; dyspareunia
The cessation of the monthly flow is called: menopause
The male or female reproductive organs are called: genitalia
Surgical excision of the uterus is called: hysterectomy
A surgical procedure to prevent tearing of the perineum and to facilitate delivery of the fetus is called episiotomy
Surgical excision of an ovary is known as: oophorectomy
The surgical excision of a fallopian tube is called: salpingectomy
The term that means resulting from sexual intercourse is: venereal
The process in which an ovum is discharged from the cortex of the overt is known as: ovulation
In the term oogenesis, the suffix -genesis means: formation, produce
Inflammation of the muscular wall of the uterus is: myometritis
The ______ is a musculomembranous tube extending from the vestibule to the uterus. vagina
The following terms are spelled correctly except: (mensturation, areola, menstrual, venereal) mensturation
X-ray of the uterus and fallopian tubes after the injection of a radiopaque substance is called: hysterosalpingography
A _______ is used to examine the ovaries and fallopian tubes. laparoscopy
In the term menarche, the root arch means: beginning
The condition that occurs when endometrial tissue occurs in various sites in the abdominal or pelvic activity endometriosis
In the term dysmenorrhea, the combining form men/o means; month, menses, menstruation
A surgery to remove a membrane covering the vaginal opening is called: hymenectomy
An example of a transdermal birth control patch is: Ortho Evra
In the term perimenopause, the root pause means: cessation
The term anteversion describes: turning of the funds of the uterus toward the pubis
The funnel-shaped end of the fallopian tube is known as the: infundibulum
Each month a _______ ______ ruptures on the ovarian cortex. graafian follicle
Menstruation marks the ____ phase. follicular
The luteal phase lasts: 14 days
The mucus in the cervix thickens due to: progesterone
The external genitals of the fetus are recognizable at: 16 weeks
A lack of menstruation is termed: amenorrhea
An instrument used to examine the vagina and cervix is: colposcope
The combining form in amenorrhea means: month
A hernia of the bladder that protrudes into the vagina is: cystocele
Another term used to describe a C-section is: hysterotomy
The combining form in hysteroscope means: womb and uterus
A procedure that uses a laser to destroy the uterine lining is: laser ablation
The surgical repair of the breast is termed: mammoplasty
Menorrhagia is defined as: excessive bleeding
A surgical excision of an ovary is termed: oophorectomy
The combining forms in salpingo-oophorectomy means: fallopian tube and ovary
A visual examination of the vagina and cervix is called a: colposcopy
An x-ray of the uterus and fallopian tube is known as a: hysterosalpingogrpahy
A urine test that determines menstrual disorders or a possible abortion is known as: pregnanediol
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