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Chptr 8, 9, 10 & 18

The language of medicine

The Ovum is the.... Female Gamete
Pregnancy Gestation
Area between the uterus and the rectum Cul-de-sac
Part of the vulva Labia Majora
Adnexa uteri Ovaries and fallopian tubes
Ovarian Sac Corpus luteum
Incision of the perineum during childbirth Episiotomy
Finger like ends of the fallopian tubes are called fimbriae
The study and treatment of newborns is called Neonatology
Sac containing the egg is the Ovarian follicle
removal of the fallopian tubes and the ovaries bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
gynecomastia abnormal development of breast tissue in males
Menarche first menstrual period
Muscular tube leading to the uterus Vagina
reproductive organ genitalia
monthly discharge of blood from the lining of the uterus menstruation
innermost membrane around the developing embryo amnion
absence of a testicle anorchism
glands that secrete semen bulbourethral
tubules that produce sperm seminiferous
carcinoma of the testes embryonal
sperm calls and fluid semen
scanty sperm production oligospermia
pus-filled purulent
male sex hormones testis
abnormal, persistent discharge of milk from the breast galactorrhea
normal production of milk from the breast gynecomastia
inflammation of the inner lining of the cervix endocervicitis
incision of the vulva episiotomy
surgical puncture to remove fluid from the area between the rectum and the vagina culdocentesis
an opening aminocentesis
visual examination of the vagina colposcopy
visual examination of the uterus and the fallopian tubes laparoscopy
external genitalia of female vulva
hair like tail region of the sperm flagellum
Tube that leads from the epididymis to the urethra Vas deferens
foreskin prepuce
male castration would result from which of the following operations bilateral orchiectomy
testosterone is produced by interstitial cells of the testes
undescended testicles cryptorchism
treating tissue with cold temperatures is called cryogenic surgery
sensitive tip of the penis glans penis
pair of exocrine glands near the male urethra; secrete fluid into the urethra bulbourethral glands
external region between the anus and the scrotum perineum
inflammation of the testis orchitis
inflammation of the epididymis epididymitis
resection of the prostate gland prostatectomy
-ectomy excision, removal
-otomy incision
-ostomy new opening
the male sex cell is called spermatozoon, or a sperm cell
male urethral opening is on the undersurface of the penis hypospadias
inflammation of the tube that carries sperm from the testicles to the vas deferens epididymitis
excision of the testicles or ovaries castration
surgical removal of the uterus hysterectomy
surgical repair if the breasts mammoplasty
surgical removal of fallopian tubes and ovaries salpingoopharectomy
surgical removal of vas deferens/vessels/ducts of the male reproductive system vasectomy
pertaining to reduction of sperm spermolytic
inflammation of the brain encephalitis
disease of nerves neuropathy
sleep seizures narcolepsy
paralysis of four extremities quadripleagia
pertaining to loss of consciousness syncopal
part of the brain responsible for coordinating muscle movements and maintaining balance cerebellum
pertaining to muscles and nerves myoneural
burning sensation of pain causalgia
a network of interlacing nerve fibers in the peripheral nervous system plexus
portion of the brain that controls the pituitary gland, water balance, and body temperature hypothalamus
part of the brain that controls breathing, heartbeat, and the size of blood vessels medulla oblongata
inability to speak aphagia
x-ray record of the spinal cord myelogram
Abnormal sensation of tingling or prickling paresthesia
inflammation of a spinal nerve root radiculitis
paralysis of four extremities quadriplegia
fainting syncope
disorder of reading, writing, and learning dyslexia
condition of no nervous sensation anesthesia
carries messages toward the brain and spinal cord from receptors afferent nerve
lower portion of the brain that connects the cerebrum with the spinal cord brain stem
contains nerves that control involuntary body functions or muscles, glands and internal organs autonomic nervous system
motor nerve that carries messages away from the brain and spinal cord efferent nerve
largest part of the brain cerebrum
includes the spinal cord and the brain central nervous system
posterior part of the brain; coordinates muscles movements and maintains balance cerebellum
twelve pairs of nerves that carry messages to and from the brain cranial nerves
portion of the brain that controls sleep, appetite, body temp, and secretions from the pituitary gland hypothalamus
membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord meninges
involuntary, automatic nerves that regulate normal body functions such as heart rate, breathing, and gastrointestinal muscles parasympathetic nerves
tenth cranial nerve vagus nerve
carries messages toward the brain and spinal cord; afferent nerve sensory nerve
spinal nerve extending from the base of the spine down the thigh, lower leg and foot sciatic nerve
posterior part of the brain; responsible for maintaining balance cerebellum
inflammation of membranes around the brain and spinal cord leptomeningitis
malognant brain tumor glioma
lack of coordination ataxia
pertaining to fainting syncopal
condition of absence of brain anencephaly
nervous exhaustion "lack of strength neurasthenia
paralysis of the lower part of the body paraplegia
state of unconsciousness from which a patient cannot be aroused comatose
no coordination ataxia
slight paralysis in half the body hemiparesis
main relay center of the brain thalamus
lying between the medulla and the rest of the brain; bridge connecting various parts of the brain pons
collection of spinal nerves below the end of the spinal cord cauda equina
collection of nerve cell bodies in the PNS ganglion
Large, interlacing network of nerves plexus
lower portion of the brain connecting the cerebrum with the spinal cord brainstem
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