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Hymen A fold partially or completely covering the vaginal opening
Obstetrician A physician who specializes in dealing with pregnancy, labour and puerperium
Nullipara _A woman who has never produced a viable offspring
Therapeutic Abortion Abortion induced legally for medical or other reasons
Ovaries Almond-shaped glands located in the pelvic cavity which produce the ovum and various hormones
Uterine Fibroids Benign tumours composed of muscle and fibrous tissue that develop in the uterus; also called leiomyomas, myomas, or fibroids
Reduction Mammoplasty Breast reduction to reduce the size of a large, pendulous breast
menorrhagia Bursting forth of menses
spermicides Chemically destroy sperm by creating a highly acidic environment in the uterus
Breech presentation _ Common abnormality of delivery in which the fetal buttocks or feet present first rather that the head
Tissue (skin) expansion Common breast reconstruction technique in which a balloon expander is inserted beneath the skin and chest muscle, saline solution is gradually injected to increase size, and the expander is then replaced with a more permanent implant
pregnancy Condition in which a fertilized ovum develops in the uterus
atresia Congenital absence or closure of a normal body opening, such as the vagina
reconstructive breast surgery Creation of a breast-shaped mound to replace a breast that has been removed due to cancer or other diseas
_Papanicolaou (PAP) test Cytological study used to detect abnormal cells sloughed from the cervix and vagina, usually obtained during routine pelvic examination
insufflation Delivery of pressurized air or gas into a cavity, chamber, or organ to allow visual examination, remove an obstruction, or apply medication
conization Excision of a cone-shaped piece of tissue, such as mucosa of the cervix, for histological examination
lumpectomy Excision of a small primary breast tumour and some of the normal tissue that surrounds it
mastectomy Excision of the entire breast
radical mastectomy Excision of the entire breast, all underarm lymph nodes, and chest wall muscles under the breast
modified radical mastectomy Excision of the entire breast, including the lymph nodes in the underarm
total (simple) mastectomy Excision of the entire breast, nipple, areola, and The involved overlying skin; also called simple mastectomy
hymenectomy Excision of the hymen
hysterectomy Excision of the uterus
vulvectomy Excision of the vulva
pseudocyesis _ False pregnancy
_galactorrhea Flow of milk
Down Syndrome Genetic condition in which a person has 47 chromosomes instead of the usual 46 and occurs when there is an extra copy of chromosome 21, which causes delays in the way a child develops mentally and physically; also called trisomy 21
Total hysterectomy Hysterectomy where the cervix is removed but the ovaries and fallopian tubes remain; also called complete hysterectomy
Subtotal hysterectomy Hysterectomy where the cervix, ovaries, and fallopian tubes remain
Sterility ___ Inability of the female to become pregnant or the male to impregnate the female
Cesarean_section _ Incision of the abdomen and uterus to remove the fetus; also called C-section
hydrocephalus Increased accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid within the ventricles of the brain
oxytocic’s Induce labour at term by increasing the strength and frequency of uterine contractions
cystitis Inflammation of the bladder
cervicitis _ Inflammation of the cervix
endocervicitis Inflammation of the mucous lining of the cervix uteri
oophoritis _ Inflammation of an ovary
_vaginitis Inflammation of the vagina
augmentation __ Insertion of a breast prosthesis beneath the skin or beneath the pectoralis major muscle
gestation Length of time from conception to birth
choriocarcinoma Malignant neoplasm of the uterus or at the site of an ectopic pregnancy
dysmenorrhea Menstrual pain
_pelvimetry Measurement of pelvic dimensions to determine whether the head of the fetus will be able to pass through the bony pelvis to allow delivery
_eclampsia Most serious form of toxemia during pregnancy
os Mouth or opening
_orifice Mouth; entrance or outlet of any anatomical structure
vagina Muscular tube extending from the cervix to the exterior of the body
Placenta previa Obstetric complication in which the placenta is attached close to or covers the cervical canal that results in bleeding during labour when the cervix dilates
dyspareunia Occurrence of pain during sexual intercourse
Created by: Jessica Longboat
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