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Haney Medterm 17-20

Term used in gynecology to represent a form of contraception. Diaphragm
The inner lining of the uterus. Endometrium
Tissues or structures in the body that are next to or near another. Adnexia
One of the female hormones that promotes the development of the female secondary sex characteristics. Estrogen
The union of a male sperm and a female ovum. Fertilization
Mature sperm or ovum. Gamete
A gamete-producing gland, such as an ovary or a testis. Gonads
Thin layer of elastic, connective tissue membrane that forms a border around the outer opening of the vagina and may partially cover the vaginal opening. Hymen
Female breasts. Mammary Glands
Inflammation of the breast. Mastitis
Onset of menstruation; the first menstrual period. Menarche
Muscular layer of the uterine wall. Myometrium
Female reproductive cell. Ovum
The area between the vaginal orifice and the anus that consists of muscular and fibrous tissue and serves as support for the pelvic structures. Perineum.
One of the female hormones secreted by the corpus luteum and the placenta. Progesterone
The period of life at which the ability to reproduce begins. Puberty
Mature male germ cell. Sperm
Paired male gonads that produce sperm. Testes
Muscular tube that connects the uterus with the vulva. Vagina
Surgical removal of the breast as a treatment method for breast cancer. Lumpectomy
Yellowish mass that forms within the ruptured ovarian follicle after ovulation containing high levels of progesterone and some estrogen. Corpus Luteum
The part of the uterus that protrudes into the cavity of the vagina. Cervix
A mature, fully developed ovarian cyst containing the ripe ovum. Graafian Follicles
The permanent cessation of the menstrual cycle. Menopause
The release of the mature ovum from the ovary, occurring approximately 14 days prior to the beginning of menses. Ovulation.
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