Ch.8 Def. Abr.

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Ch.8 Def. Abr.
2012-02-17 11:11:48
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  1. CS, C-section
    Cesarean section
  2. D&C
    (Dilation and curettage) Procedure that dilates the cervical canal, so that the endometrium can be scraped (tested).
  3. Gyn
  4. HRT
    Hormone Replacement Therapy
  5. IUD
    Intrauterine device
  6. LMP
    Last menstrual period
  7. OB-GYN
    Obstetrics and gynecology
  8. Pap
    Test for cancer
  9. Para 1,2,3
    Unipara, Bipara, Tripara (# of viable births)
  10. PID
    Pelvic inflammatory disease
  11. PMP
    Previous menstrual period
  12. BPH
    Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  13. GU
  14. TURP
    Transurethral resection of the prostate
  15. HSV
    Herpes simplex virus
  16. STD
    Sexually transmitted disease
  17. STI
    Sexually transmitted infection
  18. Candidiasis
    Fungal infection
  19. Ectopic pregnancy
    Pregnancy outside of the uterine cavity
  20. Endometriosis
    Abn. condition of the endometrium
  21. Fibroid
    Benign muscle tumor
  22. Leukorrhea
    Abn. discharge of white
  23. Oligomenorrhea
    Scanty menstrual flow
  24. Pyosalpinx
    Pus in the fallopian tube
  25. Toxic shock syndrome
    Staphylococcus infection p.t. menstrating women
  26. Trichomoniasis
    Genital Warts
    Herpes Genitalis
  27. Anorchism
    Congenital absence of one or both testes
  28. Balanitis
    Inflammation of the glans penis
  29. Cryptorchidism
    Undescended testicles
  30. Epispadias
    Urethra opens on the upper side of the penis
  31. Impotence
    Erectile dysfunction
  32. Amniocentesis
    Surgical puncture into the amniotic sac (amnion) to remove amniotic fluid (for testing)
  33. Colposcopy
    Examination of the vagina and cervix with an optical magnifying instrument
  34. Hysterosalpingography
    Process of recording the uterus and oviducts after injection of a contrast medium
  35. Laparoscopy
    Visual examination of the abdominal cavity with a laparascope
  36. Mammography
    Process of recording the breast
  37. DRE
    (Digital rectal examination) Checks the prostate gland size
  38. PSA
    (Prostate-specific antigen) Blood test to screen for prostate cancer
  39. Hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy
    Surgical removal of the uterus, fallopian tubes and an ovary
  40. Lumpectomy
    Surgical removal of a lump
  41. Mastectomy
    Surgical removal of a breast
  42. Tubal ligation
    Female sterilization
  43. Gonadotropin
    Hormonal stimulation of sperm count