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

    • menarche
    • beginning of monthly flow
  21. -arche
    beginning
  22. AB
    abortion
  23. AH
    abdominal hysterectomy
  24. D&C
    dilation and curettage
  25. FHB
    fetal heart beat
  26. hCG
    human chorionic gonadotropin
  27. IUD
    intrauterine device
  28. FSH
    Follicle-stimulating hormone
  29. LH
    luteinizing hormone
  30. OB
    obstetrics
  31. Pap
    papanicolaou smear
  32. PID
    pelvic inflammatroy disease
  33. PMS
    premenstrual syndrome
  34. TSS
    toxic shock syndrom
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