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Medical Terminology

Chapter 8 - Female Reproductive System - terminology

amni/o amnion
bartholin/o bartholin gland
shori/o chorion
colp/o vagina
culd/o cul-de-sac
spisi/o vulva
galact/o milk
gynec/o woman
hyster/o uterus ; womb
lact/o milk
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
men/o menses ; menstruation
metr/o uterus
oophor/o ovary
ov/o egg
ovari/o overy
ovul/o egg
perine/o perineum
phor/o to bear
py/o pus
salping/o fallopian tubes
uter/o uterus
vagin/o vagina
vulv/o vulva
-arche beginning
-cele hernia
-cyesis pregnancy
-ectasis widening ; dilation
-ectomy removal
-flexion flexible
-genesis producing ; forming
-gravida pregnancy
-itis inflammation
-pareunia sexual intercourse
-parous to bear ; bring forth
-plasia development ; formation
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping ; sagging
-rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge
-salpinx uterine tube
-scopy visual examination
-stenosis tightening, narrowing
-stomy new opening
-tocia labor ; birth
-tomy process of cutting
-tresia opening
-version act of turning
bi- two
dys- painful
endo- within
in- in
intra- within
multi- many ; much
nulli- no ; not ; none
oxy- swift ; sharp
peri- surrounding
pre- before
primi- first
pseudo- false
retro- backwards
uni- one
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