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Areola circular area with a different, darker color around the nipple
Corpus luteum a yellow, progesterone-secreting mass of cells that forms from an ovarian follicle after the release of a mature egg
Placenta Organ of metabolic interchange between mother and fetus.
Chorion the outer membrane enclosing the embryo, contributes to the development of the placenta
Fetus 8 weeks until birth
Tocia labor, birth
Dystocia Dys- difficult
Parturition giving birth
Cesarean Section Surgical incision of the abdominal wall and uterus to deliver a fetus
Gravida pregnancy
Multigravida Multi- many
Parous; para to bear, to bring forth; how many times you have gone through birth
G3, P4 Pregnant 3 times and one was twins
Lactogenesis Lacto- milk
Lactation Secretion of milk
Mastitis Mast/o- breast
Hysterectomy Hyster/o- uterus
Oophorectomy Oophor/o- ovary
Amennorhea A- without
Fibroids; Uterine myomas Myo- muscle
Myomectomy Removal of the fibroids from the uterus
Anovulatory Without ovulation
Oophoritis Oophor/o- ovary
Intrauterine Intra- within
IUD Intrauterine Device to prevent fertilization
Tubal ligation fallopian tubes are tied off and cut apart
Aspiration Withdrawal of fluid form a cavity or a sac
Cryosurgery Cryo- cold
Dilation and Curettage Widening of the cervix and scraping of the endometrium of the uterus
LH Luteinizing hormone
FSH Follicle Stimulating Hormone
OCP Oral Contraceptive Pill
Pap Smear Microscopic exam of stained cells from the vagina and cervix
PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PMS Premenstrual syndrome
TAH-BSO Total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
Coloscopy Colp- vagina
Gynecomastia Gynec/o- women
Oxytocin Hormone that stimulates contractions of the pregnant uterus and initiates labor
Retroversion Retro- behind
Carcinoma in situ Localized cancer cells
Dermoid cyst a cystic tumor (usually benign) with a wall lined wit epithelium and a cavity containing other material
Parturition brining forth youth
Lactiferous ducts carry milk from the glands
Mammary glands contain milk producing lobes with ducts that empty into an external nipple, functional when young are born and secrete milk
Episiotomy incision into the perineum and vagina to allow sufficient clearance for birth
Perineum a diamond-shaped area corresponding to the outlet of the pelvis, containing the anus the vulva or the roots of the penis
Hymen the vaginal mucous membrane covering the entrance to the vagina
Labia majora/minora the outer/inner folds of skin of the external female genitalia
Endometrium specialized epithelial mucosa that sloughs with menstruation (uterine layer)
Myometrium muscle layer of the (uterine layer)
Parametrium connective tissue layer
Uterus organ in which the fertilized egg will implant and grow to into a fetus
Fundus rounded upper portion of the uterus
Corpus body of the uterus
Fimbria finger like ends of the fallopian tube that catch the egg after ovulation
fallopian tubes carry the egg from the ovary to the uterus
Oogenesis O/o- ovum
Estrogen major female sex hormone produced primarily by the ovarian follicles and prepare the uterus for the reception of a fertilized egg
Progesterone a hormone that prepares the uterus for the fertilized ovum and maintains pregnancy
Menopause cessation of fertility
Menarche onset of the first menstrual period
Menstruation period
Puberty beginning of the fertile period
Gestation pregnancy
Coitus intercourse
Gonads reproductive organs- ovaries, testes
Gamete sex cell
Sperm male sex cell
Ovulation release of an egg from the ovary
Ovum egg
Neonatology study of the treatment of the newborn child
Obstetrics specialty concerned with pregnancy and delivery of the fetus
Gynecology the study of the female reproductive system and women's health
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