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Ch. 36 OB/GYN
|Termination of pregnancy or products of conception prior to fetal viability &/or 20 wks of gestation.
|condition of not menstruating, w/o menses.
|Puncture of the amniotic sac in order to remove fluid for testing.
|uterine contractions during pregnancy.
|Braxton Hicks contraction
|Sign of early pregnancy in which the vaginal, cervical & vulvar tissues develop a bluish violet color.
|Surgery to occlude the vagina.
|Suturing of the vagina.
|Visual exam of the vagina & cervix under magnification.
|Surgical puncture & aspiration of fluid from the vaginal cul-de-sac for diagnosis for therapy.
|Scraping of a body cavity, such as the uterus.
|Herniation of the urinary bladder into the vagina.
|Painful coitus or sexual intercourse.
|Softening of the cervix early in pregnancy.
|Abnormal or excessive growth of hair in women.
|Hormone secreted by the placenta & found in the uterine & blood of a pregnant female.
|Human chorionic gonadotrpin (HCG)
|Radiography of the uterus & Fallopian tubes after injection w/ a contrast medium.
|process of viewing the internal abdominal cavity & it's contents through a specialized endoscope.
|The descent of the fetus in the pelvis.
|Uterine discharge following childbirth, composed of some blood, mucous & tissue.
|Onset of first menstruation.
|Excessive bleeding during menstruation.
|Menstruation; bloody discharge monthly or cyclically in the female when fertilization has not occurred.
|Irregular uterine bleeding.
|Woman who has given birth to more than one viable fetus.
|A woman who has never been pregnant.
|A woman who has never given birth to a viable fetus.
|Pregnancy that resulted in a viable birth.
|Device that supports the uterus when inserted into the vagina.
|Abnormally frequent menstrual periods.
|A woman who is pregnant for the first time.
|A woman who has given birth to one viable infant.
|The presence of large quantities of of protein in the urine; usually a sign of renal dysfunction.
|Herniation of the rectum into the vaginal area.
|Period of time (about 6 wks) from childbirth until reproductive structures return to normal.
|Surgical excision of both the Fallopian tubes & the ovary.