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COURSE 3550 WEEK2

TERMINOLOGY

QuestionAnswer
ENDOMETRIOSIS A CONDITION IN WHICH PATCHES OF ENDOMETRIAL TISSUE ESCAPE THE UTERUS AND BECOME ATTATCHED TO OTHER STRUCTURES IN THE PELVIC CAVITY
GYNECOLOGIST A PHYSICIAN WHO SPECIALIZES IN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING DISEASE AND DISORDERS OF THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
NEONATOLOGIST A PHYSICIAN WHO SPECIALIZES IN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING DISORDERS OF THE NEWBORN
SPERMATOGENESIS THE PROCESS OF SPERM FORMATION
ANDROPAUSE (MALE MENOPAUSE) MARKED BY THE DECREASE OF THE MALE HORMONE TESTOSTERONE
BALANITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE GLANS PENIS THAT IS USUALLY CAUSED BY THE POOR HYGIENE IN MEN WHO HAVE NOT HAD THE FORESKIN REMOVED BY CIRCUMCISION
ANORCHISM THE ABSENCE OF ONE OR BOTH TESTICLES
PRIAPISM A PAINFUL ERECTION THAT LASTS 4 HOURS OR MORE BUT IS NOT ACCOMPANIED BY SEXUAL EXICITEMENT
HEMOSPERMIA THE PRESENCE OF BLOOD IN THE SEMINAL FLUID
VASECTOMY THE MALE STERILIZATION PROCEDURE IN WHICH A SMALL PORTION OF THE VAS DEFERENS IS SURGICALLY REMOVED
ORCHIDECTOMY THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF ONE OR BOTH TESTICLES
PERIMETRIUM THE TOUGH, MEMBRANOUS OUTER LAYER OF THE UTERUS
ORCHIOPEXY ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY TO MOVE AN UNDESCENDED TESTICLE INTO ITS NORMAL POSITION IN THE SCROTUM
GONORRHEA A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS CONDITION CAUSED BY THE BACTERIUM
MENARCHE THE BEGINNING OF THE MENSTRUAL FUNCTION
SALPINGITIS INFLAMMATION OF A FALLOPIAN TUBE
METRORRHEA ABNORMAL DISCHARGE SUCH AS MUCUS OR PUS, FROM THE UTERUS
COLPOSCOPY THE DIRECT VISUAL EXAMINATION OF THE TISSUES OF THE CERVIX AND VAGINA
MAMMOPLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR OR RESTRUCTURING OF A BREAST
FETUS A DEVELOPING CHILD IN UTERO, FROM THE 9TH WEEK OF PREGNANCY TO THE TIME OF BIRTH
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