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  1. 1.  Vulvitis
    Inflammation of the vulva ("opening")
  2. 2.  Polymastia
    Condition of many / multiple breasts
  3. 3.  Ovoid
    Resembling an egg
  4. 4.  Tocolysis
    Breakdown or dissolution of birth or labor
  5. 5.  Salpingotomy
    Incision of uterine ("fallopian") tube
  6. 6.  Mammoplasty
    Surgical repair / reconstruction of breast
  7. 7.  Transvaginal
    Across / through the vagina ("sheath")
  8. 8.  Hysterorrhexis
    Rupture of uterus
  9. 9.  Colposcopy
    Process of examining the vagina
  10. 10.  Mammography
    Process of recording the breast
  11. 11.  Metrorrhagia
    Bursting forth from the uterus
  12. 12.  Ovariocentesis
    Puncturing of ovary for aspiration
  13. 13.  Menarche
    Beginning of menstruation
  14. 14.  Oophorectomy
    Excision / removal of an ovary
  15. 15.  Oligomenorrhea
    Infrequent vaginal discharge of menstruation
  16. 16.  Dystocia
    Painful or difficult birth or labor
  17. 17.  Gynecologist
    One who specializes in the study or treatment of women
  18. 18.  Pelvimeter
    Instrument to measure the pelvic cavity
  19. 19.  Episiostomy
    Incision of the vulva ("covering")
  20. 20.  Colporrhaphy
    Suture of the vagina
  21. 21.  Hysterospasm
    Involuntary contraction of uterus
  22. 22.  Lactorrhea
    Discharge of milk
  23. 23.  Ovigenesis
    Origin or production of an egg
  24. 24.  Endocervical
    Pertaining to within the cervix
  25. 25.  Uterotomy
    Incision of the uterus
  26. 26.  Menopause
    Cessation of menstruation
  27. 27.  Dysmenorrhea
    Painful menstruation
  28. 28.  Amenorrhea
    Absence of menstruation
  29. 29.  Oligomenorrhea
    Scanty menstruation
  30. 30.  Menorrhagia
    Excessive bleeding during menstruation
  31. 31.  Metrorrhagia
    Bleeding from uterus at any time other than normal period
  32. 32.  Gynecomastia
    Development of mammary glands in male
  33. 33.  Amastia
    Absence of a breast
  34. 34-A.  Hypomastia / micromastia
    Unusually small breast
  35. 34-B.  Augmentation mammoplasty
    Surgical remedy for unusually small breast
  36. 35-A.  Hypermastia / macromastia
    Unusually large breast
  37. 35-B.  Reduction mammoplasty
    Surgical remedy for unusually large breast
  38. 36.  Mastopexy
    Surgical fixation of a pendulous breast
  39. 37.  Mastectomy
    Removal of a breast
  40. 38.  Lumpectomy
    Removal of a breast lump
  41. 39.  Toc/o
    Birth or labor
  42. 40.  Colp/o
    Vagina
  43. 41.  Salping/o
    Uterine tube
  44. 42.  Men/o
    Menstruation
  45. 43.  Cervic/o
    Cervix
  46. 44.  Ov/i
    Egg
  47. 45.  Episi/o
    Vulva
  48. 46.  Metr/o
    Uterus
  49. 47.  Lact/o
    Milk
  50. 48.  Oophor/o
    Ovary
  51. 49.  Mast/o
    Breast
  52. 50.  Gynec/o
    Woman
  53. 51.  Salpingo-oophorectomy
    Removal of a uterine tube and an ovary
  54. 52.  Leukorrhea
    White vaginal discharge
  55. 53.  CPD
    Condition where baby's head is too big for birth canal
  56. 54.  Polythelia
    Presence of more than one nipple on a breast
  57. 55.  Ectopic pregnancy
    Implantation of a fertilized egg outside the uterus
  58. 56.  Chlamydia
    Most common bacterial STD in North America
  59. 57.  LEEP
    Excisional biopsy (loop electrical excision procedure)
  60. 58.  Dyspareunia
    Painful intercourse
  61. 59.  Colporrhaphy
    Surgical repair of a cystocele
  62. 60.  PID
    Inflammation of entire female pelvic cavity (pelvic inflammatory disease)
  63. 61.  Fibrocytic breasts
    Condition of bening breast lumps that fluctuate in size during menstrual
  64. 62.  Vesicovaginal fistula
    Abnormal opening between bladder and vagina
  65. 63.  Tubal ligation
    Cutting and tying the uterine tubes
  66. 64.  Polymastia
    Having more than two breasts
  67. 65.  Syphilis
    Bacterial STD caused by spirochete
  68. 66.  Papanicolaou ("Pap") smear
    Study of cervical cells to screen for cancer
  69. 67.  Endometriosis
    Condition of migration of endometrial tissue
  70. 68.  Rectovaginal fistula
    Abnormal opening between rectum and vagina
  71. 69.  Colporrhaphy-posterior repair
    Surgical remedy for a rectocele
  72. 70.  IUD
    Intrauterine device
  73. 71.  HPV
    Human papilloma virus
  74. 72.  CVS
    Chorionic villus sampling
  75. 73.  D&C
    Dilation and curettage
  76. 74.  HBV
    Hepatitis B virus
  77. 75.  EDC
    Estimated date of confinement
  78. 76.  HSV
    Herpes simplex virus
  79. 77.  STD
    Sexually transmitted disease
  80. 78.  TAB
    Therapeutic abortion
  81. 79.  HRT
    Hormone replacement therapy
  82. 80.  Spontaneous abortion
    Naturally-occurring miscarriage
  83. 81.  Habitual abortion
    Miscarriage occurring in three or more consecutive pregnancies
  84. 82.  Incomplete abortion
    Fetal expulsion with parts of placenta remaining with bleeding
  85. 83.  Missed abortion
    Fetal death within uterus
  86. 84.  Therapeutic abortion
    Drug-induced or mechanical-induced abortion
  87. 85.  Threatened abortion
    Bleeding with threat of miscarriage
  88. 86.  Retroflexion
    Backward bend of uterus
  89. 87.  Condylomata
    Genital warts
  90. 88.  Para 2
    Woman who has given birth twice
  91. 89.  Prolapse
    Descent of the uterus from its normal position
  92. 90.  Cystocele
    Pouching of bladder into the vagina
  93. 91.  Gravida
    A pregnant woman
  94. 92.  Rectocele
    Protrusion of rectum into vagina
  95. 93.  Eclampsia
    Toxemia of pregnancy
  96. 94.  CIN 2
    Cervical dysplasia
  97. 95.  Primipara
    First delivery
  98. 96.  Anteflexion
    Forward bend of uterus
  99. 97.  CIS
    Cancer

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