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Chapter 17 & 23

Nurse Aide

TermDefinition
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy a disorder that can occur in men as they age, in which the prostate becomes enlarged or causes problems with urination and/or emptying the bladder
Cervical Cancer a form of female reproductive cancer that begins in the cervix; can occur at any age and has few symptoms
Chlamydia a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria
Endometrial Cancer a form of female reproductive cancer that begins in the uterus; symptoms include vaginal bleeding and pelvic pain
Genital Herpes a sexually transmitted, incurable infection caused by herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2)
Glands structures in the body that produce substances
Gonorrhea a sexually transmitted infection caused by bacteria
Gonads the male and female sexual reproductive glands
Hormones chemical substances produced by the body that control numerous body functions
Impotence the inability to have or maintain a penile erection
Menopause the end of menstruation
Ovarian Cancer a form of female reproductive cancer that begins in the ovaries; can occur at any age and has few symptoms
Ovum female sex cell or egg
Prostate Cancer a form of male reproductive cancer that begins in the prostate gland; usually occurs in older men, and symptoms include urinating during the night, a weak flow of urine, painful urination, blood in urine, and problems with maintaining an erection
Sexually-Transmitted Infections (STI's) infections caused by sexual contact with infected people; signs and symptoms are not always apparent
Sperm male sex cells
Testicular Cancer a form of male reproductive cancer that begins in the testes
Trichomoniasis a sexually-transmitted infection caused by protozoa (single-celled animals)
Vaginal Irrigation a rinsing of the vagina in order to clean the vaginal tract or to introduce medication into the vagina; also called a douche
Genital HPV Infection a sexually transmitted infection caused by human papillomavirus
Vaginitis an inflammation of the vagina; symptoms include vaginal discharge, itching and pain
Diabetes a condition in which the pancreas does not produce insulin or does not produce enough insulin; causes problems with circulation and can damage vital organs
Hyperthyroidism a condition in which the thyroid gland produces too much thyroid hormone, which causes body processes to speed up and metabolism to increase
Hypothyroidism a condition in which the body lacks thyroid hormone, which causes body processes to slow down
Pre-Diabetes a condition in which a persons blood glucose levels are above normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes
Created by: hcps-jamesnc