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term & abb 3550 wk 2

3550 termin and abbrev wk2

ADAM Androgen Decline in the aging male
STD Sexually Transmitted Disease
VD Venereal Disease
VDRL Venereal Disease Research Laboratory
RPR Rapid Plasma Reagin
PID Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PMS Premenstrual syndrome
VBAC Vaginal birth after a cesarean
AI Artificial Insemination
AMA Advanced Maternal Age
ART Assisted reproductive technology
IVF In Vitro Fertilization
CIRC Circumcision
HRT Hormone Replacement Therapy
L & D Labor and Delivery
Endometriosis A condition in which patches of endometrial tissue escape the uterus and become attached 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 a marked by the decrease of the male hormone testosterone AKA male menopause
Balanitis Inflammation of the glans penis that is usually caused by poor hygiene in men who have not had the foreskin removed by circumcision
Anorchism The absence of one or both testicles
Priapism A painful erections that last 4 hours or more but it is not accompanied by sexual excitement
Hemospermia The presence of blood in the seminal fluild
Vasectomy The male sterilization procedure in which a small portion of the vas deferens in 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 onto its normal position in the scrotum
Gonorrhea A highly contagious condition caused by the bacterium
Menarche The beginning of the menstrual funtion
Salpingitis inflammation of the fallopian tube
Metrorrhea Abnomal discharge, such as mucus or pus from the uterus
Colposcopy the direct visual examination of the tissue of the cervix and vagina
Mammoplasty surgical repair or reconstructing of a breast
Fetus a child in utero, from 9th week of pregnancy to the time of birth
Created by: Lanealto88