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Chapter 8- Female

Reproductive System

Name the stages of labor. dilation, expulsion and placental
The medical term for absence of menstrual flow in women of reproductive age. amenorrhea
__________________ occurs when the placental lining has separated from the uterus of the mother. abruptio placentae
This type of pregnancy is characterized by the fertilized ovum being implanted anywhere but the uterine wall. ectopic pregnancy
Is this procedure the physician distends the uterus with either liquid or gas in order to identify abnormalities. hysteroscopy
The surgical removal of the uterus is called a ________________________. hysterectomy
The surgical removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes is called a _________________________. salpingo-oophorectomy
A procedure whereby the physician widens the cervix and scrapes the endometrium of the uterus is called ________________________. dilation and curettage
An accumulation of fluid in the spaces of the brain is called _____________________. hydrocephalus
The name of the acute lung disease commonly seen in premature newborns is called _______________________. hyaline membrane disease
The pituitary gland secretes what two hormones after the onset of menstruation? FSH and LH
amni/o amnion
chori/o chorion
colp/o vagina
galact/o milk
hyster/o uterus, womb
-salpinx uterine tube
metr/o uterus
-gravida pregnant
nat/i birth
oophor/o ovary
salping/o fallopian tubes
ovul/o egg
DUB dysfunctional uterine bleeding
FHR fetal heart rate
GYN gynecology
IUD intrauterine device
LAVH laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy
LEEP loop electrocautery excision procedure
Multip multipara, multiparous
Para 2-0-1-2 woman's reproductive history; 2-fullterm, 0 preterm, 1 abortion, 2 living children
TAH-BSO total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
UAE uterine artery embolization
When a woman tests her urine for a pregnancy test the presence of the _____________ hormone indicates a positive result. HCG
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