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Fmle Reprdctv Systm

Medical terminology pertaining to the female reproductive system

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The process of miscarrying abortion
A lack of the monthly flow or menstruation amenorrhea
Surgical puncture of the amniotic sac to obtain a sample of amniotic fluid to determine if fetus has Down Syndrome or other forms of diseases and conditions amniocentesis
The time before the onset of labor ante partum
Inflammation of Bartholin's glands bartholinitis
The science of living organisms and the sum of knowledge regarding the life process biotics
An embryonic cell mass that attaches to the uterus wall and is a stage in development of a mammalian embryo blastocyst
Inflammation of the uterine cervix cervicitis
An instrument used to examine the vagina and cervix by means of a magnifying lens colposcope
Process of the union of the male's sperm and the female's ovum; fertilization conception
Process of the preventing conception contraception
Surgical puncture of the cul-de-sac for removal of fluid culdocentesis
A hernia of the bladder that protrudes into the vagina cystocele
Use of extremely high-frequency sound waves to determine genetic defects in unborn fetus diagnostic ultrasound
a procedure usinf an audio transformation of high frequency sounds to monitor the fetal heartbeat Doppler ultrasound
Difficult or painful monthly flow dysmenorrhea
Difficult or painful sexual intercourse dyspareunia
The condition of a difficult and painful childbirth dystocia
A complication of severe preeclampsia that involves seizures eclampsia
A pregnancy that occurs when the fertilized egg is implanted in one of the fallopian tubes; also reffered to as a "tubal" pregnancy. ectopic pregnancy
A condition in which endometrial tissue occurs in various sites in the abdominal or pelvic cavity endometriosis
Incision of the perineum to prevent tearing of the perineum and to facilitate delivery episiotomy
The developing young in the uterus from the third month to birth fetus
A fibrous tissue tumor fibroma
A procedure that places the sperm and eggs directly in the fimbriated end of the fallopian tube via a laparoscope gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT)
The science of biology that studies the phenomenon of heredity and the laws governing it genetics
The male or female reproductive organs genitalia
The study of the female gynecology
Surgical excision of the hymen hymenectomy
Surgical excision of the uterus hysterectomy
Use of extremely high-frequency sound waves to determine genetic defects in unborn fetus diagnostic ultrasound
a procedure usinf an audio transformation of high frequency sounds to monitor the fetal heartbeat Doppler ultrasound
Difficult or painful monthly flow dysmenorrhea
Difficult or painful sexual intercourse dyspareunia
The condition of a difficult and painful childbirth dystocia
A complication of severe preeclampsia that involves seizures eclampsia
A pregnancy that occurs when the fertilized egg is implanted in one of the fallopian tubes; also reffered to as a "tubal" pregnancy. ectopic pregnancy
A condition in which endometrial tissue occurs in various sites in the abdominal or pelvic cavity endometriosis
Incision of the perineum to prevent tearing of the perineum and to facilitate delivery episiotomy
The developing young in the uterus from the third month to birth fetus
A fibrous tissue tumor fibroma
A procedure that places the sperm and eggs directly in the fimbriated end of the fallopian tube via a laparoscope gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT)
The science of biology that studies the phenomenon of heredity and the laws governing it genetics
The male or female reproductive organs genitalia
The study of the female gynecology
Surgical excision of the hymen hymenectomy
Surgical excision of the uterus hysterectomy
An instrument used in the biopsy of uterine tissue before 12 weeks of gestation hysteroscope
Incision into the uterus; also called a cesarean section hysterotomy
Pertaining to within the uterus intrauterine
A procedure that uses a laser to destroy the uterine lining. This procedure may be used for disabling mentrual bleeding laser ablation
A procedure that uses a long, telescope-like instrument equipped with a laser, lights, and a tiny video camaera. Used to treat ectopic pregnancy laser laparoscopy
The use of a contact Yag laser to remove a tumor from the breast. laser lumpectomy
Surgical removal of a tumor from the breast lumpectomy
Surgical repair of the breast mammoplasty
Surgical excision of the breast mastectomy
Inflammation of the breast mastitis
The beggining of the monthly flow; menses menarche
Cessation of the monthly flow; also called climacteric menopause
Excessive bursting forth of blood at the time of the monthly flow menorrhagia
A normal monthly flow menorrhea
Abdominal pain occurs midway between the menstrual periods at ovulation mittelschmerz
A woman who has borne more than one child multipara
Inflammation of the muscle wall of the uterus myometritis
Pertaining to the first 4 weeks after birth neonatal
A diagnostic procedure, often done in a physician's office, wherein a monitor is placed on the mother's abdomen and fetal heartbeats are recorded. nonstress test
A woman who has norne no offspring nullipara
A scanty monthly flow ogliomenorrhea
Formation of the ovum oogenesis
Surgical excision of an ovary oophorectomy
The process in which an ovum is discharged from the cortex of the ovary ovulation
A method of fertilization for women who cannot concieve children. A donor ovum is impregnated within the donor's body by artificial insemination and later transferred to the recipient female. ovum transfer
The act of giving; also known as childbirth or delivery parturition
An infection of the upper genital area pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
Measurement of the pelvis to determine its capacity and diameter pelvimetry
The period of gradual changes that lead into menopause. perimenopause
Study of the fetus and infant from 20 to 29 weeks of gestation to 1 to 4 weeks after birth perinatology
Pertaining to after sexual intercourse postcoital
Pertaining to after childbirth postpartum
A complication of pregnancy characterized by increasing hypertension, proteinuria and edema preeclampsia
A temporary condition that occurs within a woman's body from the time of conception through the embryonic and fetal periods to birth. It lasts 280 days (40 weeks) pregnancy
A condition that affects certain women and may cause distressful symptoms such as constipation, diarrhea, nausea,, insomnia, appetite cravings, mental confusion and depression premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Pertaining to before birth prenatal
Refers to a woman during her first pregnancy primigravida
A woman who is bearing her first child primipara
A false pregnancy pseudocyesis
Pertaining to the external female genitalia pudendal
The 4 to 6 weeks after childbirth when the female generative organs usually return to a normal state puerperium
The first movement of the fetus felt in the uterus, occuring during the 16th to 20th week of pregnancy quickening
Pertaining to the rectum and vagina rectovaginal
The process of being turned backward, such as the displacement of the uterus with the cervix pointed forward retroversion
Surgical excision of a fallopian tube salpingectomy
Inflammation of a fallopian tube salpingitis
Surgical excision of an ovary and a fallopian tube salpingo-oophorectomy
The afterbirth, consisting of the placenta, umbillical cord and fetal membranes secundines
A procedure using high-frequency sound waves to display a visual echo image of the fetus sonogram
A female who contracts to bear a child for another. surrogate mother
An in vitro fertilization technique wherby the ovum is fertilized outside the body and later implanted in the host female "test-tube baby"
A posionous infection that may strike young menstruating women toxic shock syndrome
A period of 3 months trimester
A benign fibrous tumor of the uterus, made up of muscle cells and other tissues that grow within the wall of the uterus uterine fibroid
Inflammaton of the vagina vaginitis
Pertaining to or resulting from sexual intercourse venereal
The fertilized ovum. The zygote is produced by the union of two gametes zygote
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