Med Terms Related to the Male/Female Reproductive Systems

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Med Terms Related to the Male/Female Reproductive Systems
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Chapter 2 Med Terms Related to the Reproductive Systems
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  1. Amenorrhea
    Absence of menstruation
  2. Amniocentesis
    Surgical puncture of the amniotic sac to obtain a sample of amniotic fluid
  3. Colporrhaphy
    Suture of repair of a vaginal rupture
  4. Dysmenorrhea
    Painful or difficult menstruation
  5. Endometriosis
    Condition in which the endometrial tissue is found outside of the endometrial cavity such as in the abdominal or pelvic cavity
  6. Epispadias
    Congenital defect in which the urethra opens on the dorsum of the penis
  7. Genitalia
    Male or female reproductive organs, internal and external
  8. Gynecologist
    A physicians specializing in the study of the female reproductive system
  9. Hysterotomy
    Surgical incision into the uterus
  10. Hypospadias
    Congenital defect in which the urethra opens on the underside of the penis or on perineum
  11. Mammography
    A graphic recording of the breast using x-ray technology
  12. Mastectomy
    Surgical excision of the breast
  13. Menorrhagia
    Excessive blood flow durring menstruation
  14. Menorrhea
    Normal menstruation
  15. Myometritis
    inflammation of the muscular wall(myometrium) of the uterus
  16. Orchiectomy
    Surgical exision of a testicle
  17. Postpartum
    Period after childbirth
  18. Salpingectomy
    Surgical excision of fallopian tube(s)
  19. Prostatalgia
    Pain in the prostate
  20. Trimester
    Period of three months; in pregnance - first second and third trimesters
  21. Vaginitis
    Inflammation of the vagina
  22. Vasectomy
    Excision of the vas deferens surgically

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