Chapter 17.txt

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  1. cervic/o
    cervix, neck
  2. coit/o
    a coming together
  3. colp/o
    • vagina
    • ex. colposcope: medical instrument used to examine the vagina and cervix
  4. gynec/o
    female
  5. hyster/o & metr/i & metr/o & uter/o
    womb, uterus
  6. hymen
    hymen (vagina covering - virginity)
  7. men/o
    month, menses, menstruation
  8. o/o
    ovum, egg
  9. oophor/o
    ovary
  10. pareun/o
    lying beside, sexual intercourse
  11. salping/o
    fallopian tube
  12. venere/o
    sexual intercourse
  13. vers/o
    turning
  14. ectopic pregnancy
    pregnancy that occurs when the fertizilzed egg is implanted in one of various sites, like the fallopian tube
  15. 3 walls of the uterus
    • 1. Perimetrium (outer layer)
    • 2. Myometrium (smooth muscle, middle)
    • 3. Endometrium (mucous membrane, inner)
  16. corpus luteum
    influenced by LH, blocks mensies, secretes progesterone
  17. anteflexion
    normal position of the uterus
  18. retroversion
    uterus backward turned
  19. retroflexion
    uterus bent backward
  20. anteversion
    uterus turned forward
  21. menarche
    beginning of monthly flow
  22. -arche
    beginning
  23. AB
    abortion
  24. AH
    abdominal hysterectomy
  25. D&C
    dilation and curettage
  26. FHB
    fetal heart beat
  27. hCG
    human chorionic gonadotropin
  28. IUD
    intrauterine device
  29. FSH
    Follicle-stimulating hormone
  30. LH
    luteinizing hormone
  31. OB
    obstetrics
  32. Pap
    papanicolaou smear
  33. PID
    pelvic inflammatroy disease
  34. PMS
    premenstrual syndrome
  35. TSS
    toxic shock syndrom

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