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Flashcards in Female Reproductive Terminology Deck (62)
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amniocentesis

surgical puncture to remove fluid from the amnion

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amniotic fluid

fluid that is contained within the amnionic sac

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endocervicitis

inflammation of the inner lining of the cervix

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choriogenesis

formation of the chorion

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chorionic

pertaining to the chorion

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colposcopy

visual examination of the vagina

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culdocentesis

surgical puncture of the cul-de-sac

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episiotomy

incision of the vulva (perineum)

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galactorrhea

discharge of milk (abnormal amount)

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gynecomastia

condition of female breasts (enlarged) in a male

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hysterectomy

removal of the uterus

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hysteroscopy

visual examination of the uterus (endoscopic)

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lactogenesis

formation (secretion) of milk

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lacation

secretion of milk

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mammary

pertaining to the breast

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mammoplasty

surgical repair of the breast

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mastitis

inflammation of a breast

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mastectomy

removal of a breast

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amenorrhea

no menstrual flow

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dysmenorrhea

pain during menstruation

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oligomenorrhea

scanty menstrual flow

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menorrhagia

excessive discharge of blood during menstruation

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metrorrhagia

excessive discharge of blood from the uterus (between menstrual periods)

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menometrorrhagia

excessive uterine bleeding at and between menstrual periods

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endometriosis

abnormal condition of the inner lining of the uterus (found ectopically)

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myometrium

muscle layer lining the uterus

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myomectomy

removal of a muscle tumor (fibroid)

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neonatal

pertaining to newborn

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obstetrics

field of medicine dealing with pregnancy and delivery of the newborn

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oogenesis

production of eggs (egg cells)