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1

What does theriogenology mean?

Animal Reproduction

2

What are the reproductive organs are called?
(common name and medical term)

Genitals
Gonads

3

What is the area between the anus and genitals called?

Perineum

4

The placenta is commonly referred to as what?

Afterbirth

5

What is the period of development of the fetus in the uterus from conception to parturition called?

Gestation

6

What is the act of giving birth called?

Parturition

7

What is the inner layer of the uterus called?

Endometrium

8

What is another word for copulation?

Coitus

9

What is pseudocyesis?

False Pregnancy

10

What is hermaphroditism?

Condition of an individual having both ovarian and testicular tissue

11

What is pyometra?

Pus in the uterus

12

What is the innermost membrane enveloping the embryo in the uterus called?

Amnion

13

What is the attachment and embedding of a zygote in a uterus called?

Implantation

14

What is the female gamete (egg) called?

Ovum

15

What is the estrous cycle?

Heat cycle in females

16

What is the mammary gland called in large animals?

Udder

17

What is the female organ of mammals that developes during pregnancy and joins the mother and offspring for exchange of nutrients, oxygen, and waste products known as?

Placenta

18

Substances that produce change or that create genetic abnormalities are called what?

Mutagens

19

What is an ampulla?

Enlarged part of a tube or canal

20

What is the term used for surgical incision of the perineum and vagina to facilitate delivery of the fetus and to prevent damage to maternal structures?

Episiotomy

21

What is another medical term for spay?

Ovariohysterectomy

22

What is the medical term for termination of pregnancy?

Abortion

23

What is sterility?

Inability to reproduce

24

What is dystocia?

Difficult Birth

25

What is vivaparous?

Bearing Live Young

26

What is oviparous?

Bearing Eggs

27

What is the inner most layer of the placenta called?

Allantois

28

What is the outer most layer of the placenta called?

Chorion

29

What is the thick fluid that contains nutrients and antibodies needed by the neonate called?

Colostrum

30

What is the release of an egg by the ovary called?

Ovulation