Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Reproductive System

Medical Assistant

Gynecology Medical specialty that treats diseases of the female reproductive organs
Ovary A pair of small almond shaped organs located on the lower abdomen
Ovum/OVA Female gametes, sex cells
Menstruation Normal periodic discharge of a bloody fluid from non pregnant uterus.
Menarche: Beginning of the menstrual function at puberty
Menopause The normal stopping of the monthly menstrual periods.
Amenorrhea Absence of menstrual periods
Dysmenorrhea: Painful menstrual periods
Oligomenorrhea Abnormally reduced menstrual flow, also infrequent menses
Polymenorrhea Abnormally frequent and excessive menstrual flow
PMS Premenstrual Syndrome
HRT Hormone replacement therapy
Nulligravida A woman who has never been pregnant
Nullipara A woman who has never borne a viable child
Primigravida A woman pregnant for the first time
Abortion Interruption or termination of pregnancy
Oophoritis Inflammation of an ovary
Ovariorrhexis Rupture of an ovary
Salpingitis Inflammation of a Fallopian tube
Endometriosis Abnormal condition in which tissue that contains typical endometrial elements is present outside the uterus
Colposcopy Visual examination of the vagina and cervix
Hysteroscopy Visual examination of the interior of the uterus
D & C Dilation of the cervix and curettage of the uterus
Testicles/Testes Two small egg shaped glands that produce the spermatozoa
Spermatozoa Male gametes
Phimosis A narrowing of the opening of the foreskin so it cannot be retracted.
Azoospermia Absence of sperm in the semen
Oligospermia Abnormally low sperm count
Circumcision Surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis
Anorchism Absence of one or both testicles
Cryptorchidim: Undescended testis: Developmental defect in which one or both testicles fail to descend into scrotum.
Genitalia Reproductive organs
Prostatitis Inflammation of the prostate gland
Varicocele: Cluster of dilated veins that occurs above the testis
BPH Benign prostatic hyperplasia
Created by: zainabgelle



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards