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medical terminology

QuestionAnswer
thyr/o thyroid gland
-itis inflammation
Oophor/o ovary
orchid/o testis, testicle
gravid/o pregnancy
salping/o uterine (fallopian) tube
colp/o vagina
spermat/o sperm
hypo below
puerper/o childbirth
mastectomy surgical excision of the breast
orchitis inflammation of the teste
adrenalectomy excision of the adrenal gland
antepartum occuring not long before childbirth
pseud/o false
cervical pertaining to the cervix
polydipsia excessive thirst
neonatologist pediatrician
menarch first occurence of menstruation
parathyroidectomy excision of the parathyroids
salpingo-oophorectomy excision of the fallopian tubes and ovaries
prostatectomy excision of all or part of prostate gland
hysterorrhexis rupture of uterus
multigravida a woman who is pregnant for at least the second time
menorrhagia heavy period
oophoritis inflammation of ovary
balanoplasty surgical reconstruction of the glans penis
anorchism XY disorder of sex development, indivisuals have both testes absent
hypoglycema low blood sugar
primagravida a woman who is pregnant for the first time
FBS fasting blood sugar
OB obstetrics
DOB date of birth
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
prostatolith stone or calculus in the prostate
vasectomy surgical procedure for male sterilization
tubal ligation a surgical procedure for female sterilization
LMP last menstrual period
VBAC vaginal birth after cesarean section
-lith stone
DM diabetes mellitus
-tomy cut into or incision
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia
TVH total vagina hysterectomy
-ectomy surgical removal or excision
TSH thyroid stimulating hormone
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
ante before
STD sexually transmitted disease
-dipsia thirst
D+C dilation and curettage
-rrhagia rapid flow of blood
gynecologist physician who specializes in treating desease
endocrinologist treat people who suffer from hormonal imbalance
-plasty surgical repair
acromegaly pituitary gland procedures excessive amount of growth hormone
hyperglycemia high blood sugar
Created by: Michelle Davis79
 

 



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