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Study Guide Ch 8

Chabner, Language of Medicine 8th Edition, Ch 8 Female Reproductive System

The OVUM is the female gamete
pregnancy (also called) gestation
cul-de-sac area between the uterus and the rectum
the labia majora is part of the ... vulva
adnexa uteri ovaries and fallopian tubes
ovarian sac corpus luteum
respiratory disorder in the neonate Hyaline membrane disease
episiotomy incision of the perineum during childbirth
fingerlike ends of the fallopian tubes are called fimbriae
the study and treatment of newborns is called Neonatology
sac containing the egg is the Graafian follicle / ovarian follicle
FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone is produced by an endocrine gland located below the brain
removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries bilateral salpiingo-oophorectomy
abrputio placentae premature separation of the placenta
medical abbreviation describing ... a woman who has had 3 miscarriages and 2 live births. grav. 5, para 2 (grav. = pregnancy, para = births)
endometrial carcinoma may be detected by D & C (dilation and cutterage)
pelvic exenteration removal of internal and reproductive organs in the region of the hip (pelvis)
physician's effort to turn the fetus during delivery cephalic version (version = act of turning)
abnormal condition of breast tissues in males gynecomastia
metrorrhagia excessive flow of blood from the uterus between menstrual periods
dystocia painful labor and delivery
menarche first menstrual period (men/o = menses, -arche = first)
Pain in LLQ-RLQ, vaginal discharge, dysmenorrhea, gonococcal infection likely incdicates... ? PID - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
pieces of the inner lining of the uterus are ectopic endometriosis
leukorrhea is associated with... ? Cervicitis
inner lining of the uterus endometrium
nipple of the breast mammary papilla
innermost membrane around the developing embryo amnion
dark-pigmented area around the breast nipple areola
external genitalia of female vulva (perineum, labia, hymen, clitoris)
area between the anus and vagina in females perineum
female gonads; producing ova and hormones ovaries
blood-vessel-filled organ that develops during pregnancy placenta
uterine tubes fallopian tubes
organ of sensitive erectile tissue in females clitoris
finger-like ends of the fallopian tube fimbriae
lower neck-like portion of the uterus cervix
malignant tumor of the pregnant uterus choriocarcinoma
condition during pregnancy, hypertension, proteinuria, edema, and uremia preeclampsia
malignant condition of the inner lining of the uterus endometrial carcinoma
malignant tumor, often of the ovary cystadenocarcinoma
displaced placenta; implantation in lower region of uterus placenta previa
uterine tissue is located outside the uterus endometriosis
cancerous tumor cells are localized in a small carea carcinoma in situ (confined to one site)
premature separation of a normally implanted placenta abruptio placentae
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