Terms about Pregnancy

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  1. Intrauterine Insemination
    placing sperminside a woman’s uterus to facilitate fertilization
  2. In Vitro Fertilization
    is a process by which an egg is fertilised by sperm outside the body
  3. Leukorrhea
    vaginal discharge
  4. Itching, burning and unusual colour
    vaginal infection
  5. hypertrophy
    increase in size of mammary glands
  6. hyperplasia
    increase in number of mammary glands
  7. Bipedal Edema
    swelling of feet and legs
  8. Varicose Veins
    legs vulva, vaginal opening
  9. What hormones are responsible for nausea?
    • - human chronic gonadotropin
    • -estrogen
  10. melsma
    brown pigmentation on forehead and checks
  11. areolae
    nipples become darker
  12. spider angiomas
    spider-like pattern above waist and lower legs
  13. striae gavidarum
    pregnancy stretch marks
  14. Bronchoconstriction
    constriction of the airways in the lungs due to the tightening of surrounding smooth muscle, with consequent coughing, wheezing,
  15. Vasodilation
    widening of blood vessels
  16. Nasal congestion
    stuffy nose
  17. What hormones are responsible for bloating?
    • aldosterone
    • cortisol
  18. What are the hormones produced?
    • thyroid
    • estrogen
    • progosterone
    • aldosterone
    • cortisol
    • gestational insulin
  19. stomach ulcer
    acidity of stomach
  20. Polycysticoran syndrome
    delay of menstruation
  21. Fundal height
    how high is the bump
  22. Braxton hicks
    irregular, painless contractions
  23. cessation of mestruation after
    10 days
  24. Chadwick's sign
    discoloration of vaginal mucosa
  25. Hegar's sign
    change in uterus
  26. compute the date of delivery
    add 7 days, subtract 3 months, add a year
  27. Fundal height
    is a measure of the size of the uterus used to assess fetal growth and development during pregnancy
  28. Nagele's Rule
    standard way of calculating the due date for a pregnancy
  29. Progression
    expansion and rupture of the fallopian tube(midway)
  30. Postpartum
    occurring in the period shortly after childbirth
  31. Neonatal
    newborn infants
  32. Postnatal
    occurring right after birth
  33. Linea nigra
    dark vertical line on abdomen
  34. Gestation
    carrying embryo or fetus
  35. Idiopathic premature labor
    unknown cause of premature labor
  36. Latrogenic Prematurity
    Of or relating to illness caused by medical examination or treatment prematurity
  37. maternal/ hyper coagulate
    abnormally increased tendency toward blood clotting
  38. primipara
    woman giving birth for the first time
  39. multipara
    woman giving birth for the second time
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Terms about Pregnancy
2013-04-23 09:44:10

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