REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

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REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
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  1. CERVIC/O
    CERVIX (NECK OF UTERUS)
  2. COLP/O
    VAGINA
  3. -GRAVIDA
    PREGNANT
  4. GYNEC/O
    WOMAN, FEMALE
  5. HYSTER/O
    UTERUS
  6. MAST/O
    BREAST
  7. MEN/O
    MENSTRUATION, MENSES
  8. ORCHID/O
    TESTICLES
  9. OV/O
    EGG, OVUM
  10. OVARI/O
    OVARY
  11. -PARA
    TO GIVE BIRTH
  12. -PEXY
    SURGICAL FIXATION
  13. SALPING/O
    UTERINE (FALLOPIAN) TUBE
  14. TEST/I
    TESTICLE, TESTIS
  15. VAGIN/O
    VAGINA
  16. PROSTRATE GLAND
    • -LIES UNDER THE BLADDER
    • -SECRETES THICK ALKALINE FLUID INTO THE SEMEN THAT AIDS THE MOTILITY OF THE SPERM
  17. UROLOGIST
    A PHYSICIAN WHO SPECIALIZES IN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING DISEASES AND DISORDERS OF THE GENITOURINARY SYSTEM OF MALES AND THE URINARY SYSTEM OF FEMALES
  18. BALANITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE GLANS PENIS THAT IS USUALLY CAUSED BY POOR HYGIENE IN MEN WHO HAVE NOT HAD THE FORESKIN REMOVED BY CIRCUMCISION

    BALAN=PENIS
  19. PHIMOSIS
    A NARROWING OF THE OPENING OF THE FORESKIN SO IT CANNOT BE RETRACTED TO EXPOSE THE GLANS PENIS.
  20. ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION
    IMPOTENCE, THE INABILITY OF THE MALE TO ACHIEVE OR MAINTAIN A PENILE ERECTION.
  21. PEYRONIE'S DISEASE
    PENILE CURVATURE, IS A FORM OF SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION IN WHICH THE PENIS IS BENT OR CURVED DURING ERECTION
  22. PRIAPISM
    A PAINFUL ERECTION THAT LASTS 4 HOURS OR MORE BUT IS EITHER NOT ACCOMPANIED BY SEXUAL EXCITEMENT OR DOES NOT GO AWAY AFTER SEXUAL STIMULATION HAS ENDED.
  23. PREMATURE EJACULATION
    A CONDITION IN WHICH THE MALE REACHES CLIMAX TOO SOON, USUALLY BEFORE OR SHORTLY AFTER PENETRATION OF THE FEMALE
  24. CRYPTORCHIDISM
    UNDESCENDED TESTICLE, A DEVELOPMENTAL DEFECT IN WHICH ONE OR BOTH OF THE TESTICLES FALL TO DESCEND INTO THEIR NORMAL POSITION IN THE SCROTUM
  25. EPIDIDYMITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE EPIDIDYMIS HAT IS FREQUENTLY CAUSED BY THE SPREAD OF INFECTION FROM THE URETHRA OR THE BLADDER
  26. TESTICULAR TORSION
    A SHARP PAIN IN THE SCROTUM CAUSED BY TWISTING OF THE VAS DEFERENS AND BLOOD VESSELS LEADING INTO THE TESTICLE
  27. OLIGOSPERMIA
    SPERM COUNT BELOW 20 MILLION
  28. HEMATOSPERMIA
    THE PRESENCE OF BLOOD IN THE SEMINAL FLUID
  29. CIRCUMCISION
    THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE FORESKIN OF THE PENIS
  30. VASOVASOSTOMY
    VASECTOMY REVERSAL IS A PROCEDURE PERFORMED AS AN ATTEMPT TO RESTORE FERTILITY TO A VASECTOMIZED MALE
  31. SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
    INFECTIONS CAUSED BY EITHER BACTERIA OR A VIRUS THAT AFFECTS BOTH MALES AND FEMALES, COMMONLY SPREAD THROUGH SEXUAL INTERCOURSE OR HENITAL CONTACT
  32. CHLAMYDIA
    STD CAUSED BY THE BACTERIUM CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS, MOST COMMONLY REPORTED STD, HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS AND REQUIRES TREATMENT WITH ANTIBIOTICS
  33. GENITAL HERPES
    CAUSED BY THE HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPE 1 OR 2. SYSMPTOMS INCLUDE ITCHING OR BURNING BEFORE THE APPEARANCE OF LESIONS ON THE GENITALS OR RECTUM. HIGHLY CONTAGIOYS, ANTIVIRAL DRUGS EASE SYSMPTOMS AND CAN SUPPRESS FUTURE OUTBREAKS, NO CURE
  34. GENITAL WARTS
    CAUSED BY HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUSES HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS INFECTS THE MALE URETHRA AND FEMALE EXTERNAL GENITALIA, CERVIX, AND VAGINA.
  35. GONORRHEA
    A HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS CONDITION CAUSED BY THE BACTERIUM NEISSERIA GONORRHOEAE. IN FEMALES AFFECTS THE CERVIX, UTERUS AND FOLLOPIAN TUBES, MALES THE URETHRA BY CAUSING PAINFUL URINATION AND AN ABNORMAL DISCHARGE.
  36. HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
    TRANSMITTED THROUGH EXPOSURE TO INFECTED BODY FLUIDS, PARTICULARLY THROUGH SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITH AN INFECTED PARTNER
  37. FIMBRIAE
    THE FRINGED FINGER LIKE EXTENSION OF THE OPENING TO THE FALLOPIAN TUBE, ROLE IS TO CATCH THE MATURE OVUM WHEN IT LEAVES THE OVARY
  38. PERIMETRIUM
    UTERINE SEROSA, THE TOUGH, MEMBRANOUS OUTER LAYER OF THE UTERUS
  39. MYOMETRIUM
    THE MUSCULAR MIDDLE LAYER OF THE UTERUS
  40. ENDOMETRIUM
    THE INNER LAYER OF THE UTERUS AND CONSISTS OF SPECIALIZED EPITHELIAL MUCOSA THAT IS RICH IN BLOOD VESSELS
  41. MENSTRUATION
    MENSES, THE NORMAL PERIODIC DISCHARGE OF THE ENDOMETRIAL LINING AND UNFERILIZED EGG FROM UTERUS.
  42. MENARCHE
    THE BEGINNING OF THE MENSTRUAL FUNCTION. BEGINS AFTER THE NATURATION THAT OCCURS DURING PUBERTY
  43. EMBRYO
    NAME GIVEN TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A CHILD FROM IMPLANTATION THROUGH THE 8TH WEEK OF PREGNANCY
  44. FRATERNAL TWINS
    RESULT FROM THE FERTILIZATION OF SEPERATE OVA BY SEPARATE SPERM CELLS.
  45. IDENTICAL TWINS
    SINGLE EGG FERTILIZED BY SINGLE SPERM THAT DIVIDES TO FORM TWO EMBRYOS
  46. PLACENTA
    THE TEMPORARY ORGAN THAT FORMS WITHIN THE UTERUS TO ALLOW THE EXCHANGE OF NUTRIENTS OXYGEN AND WASTE PRODUCTS BETWEEN THE MOTHER AND FETUS WITHOUT ALLOWING MATERNAL BLOOD AND FETAL BLOOD TO MIX
  47. QUICKENING
    THE FIRST MOVEMENT OF THE FETUS IN THE UTERUS USUALLY OCCURS DURING THE 16TH TO 20TH WEEK OF PREGNANCY
  48. BRAXTON HICKS CONTRACTIONS
    INTERMITTENT PAINLESS UTERINE CONTRACTION THAT OCCUR WITH INCREASING FREQUENCY
  49. NULLIGRAVIDA
  50. A WOMAN WHO HAS NEVER BEEN PREGNANT
  51. NULLIPARA
    A WOMAN WHO HAS NEVER BORNE A VIABLE CHILD
  52. PRIMIGRAVVIDA
    WOMAN DURING HER FIRST PREGNANCY
  53. PRIMIPARA
    WOMAN WHO HAS BORNE ONE VIABLE CHILD
  54. MULTIPAROUS
    A WOMAN WHO HAS GIVEN BIRTH TO TWO OR MORE TIMES
  55. LABOR AND DELIVERY
    CHILDBIRTH OR PARTURITION AND OCCURS IN 3 STAGES 1. DILATION 2. DELIVERY O THE BABY 3. EXPULSION O THE ATERBIRTH
  56. LOCHIA
    THE POSTPARTUM VAGINAL DISCHARGE THAT TYPICALLY CONTINUES OR 4 TO 6 WEEKS
  57. APGAR SCORE
    A SCALE O 1 TO 10 TO EVALUATE A NEWBORN'S PHYSICAL STATUS AT 1 AND 5 MINUTES AFTER BIRTH
  58. GYNECOLOGIST
    gyn A PHYSICIAN WHO SPECIALIZES IN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING DISEASES AND DISORDERS OF THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM OF FEMALES
  59. OBSTERTRICIAN
    OB A PHYSICIAN WHO SPECIALIZES IN PROVIDING MEDICAL CARE TO WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY
  60. MIDWIFE
    ASSISTS IN L&D
  61. NEONATOLOGIST
    PHYSICIAN WHO SPECIALIZES IN DIAGNOSING AND TREATING DISORDERS OF THE NEWBORN
  62. INFERTILITY SPECIALIST
    HELPS INFERTILE COUPLES BY DIAGNOSING AND TREATING PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH CONCEPTION AND MAINTAINING PREGNANCY
  63. PELVIC INLAMMATORY DISEASE
    ANY INFLAMMATION OF THE FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS THAT IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH SURGERY OR PREGNANCY.
  64. POLYSYSTIC OVARY SYNDROME
    A CONDITION CAUSED BY A HORMONAL IMBALANCE IN WHICH THE OVARIES ARE ENLARGED BY THE PRESENCE O MANY CYSTS ORMED BY INCOMPLETELY DEVELOPED FOLLICLES
  65. SALPINGITIS
    AN INFLAMMATION OF A FALLOPIAN TUBE
  66. ENDOMETRIOSIS
    IS A CONDITION IN WHICH PATCHES OF ENDOMETRIAL TISSUE ESCAPE THE UTERUS AND BECOME ATTACHED TO OTHER STRUCTURES IN THE PELVIC CAVITY
  67. UTERINE FIBROID
    MYOMA A BENIGN TUMOR COMPOSED O MUSCLE AND FIBROUS TISSUE THAT OCCURS IN THE WALL OF THE UTERUS
  68. UTERINE PROLAPSE
    PELVIC FLOOR HERNIA, THE CONDITION IN WHICH THE UTERUS SLIDES FROM ITS NORMAL POSITION IN THE PELVIC CAVITY AND SAGS INTO THE VAGINA
  69. UTERINE FIBROID
    MYOMA A BENIGN TUMOR COMPOSED OF MUSCLE AND FIBROUS TISSUE THAT OCCURS IN THE WALL OF THE UTERUS
  70. DYSPAREMIA
    CHARACTERIZED BY PAIN DURING SEXUAL INTERCOURSE
  71. LEUKORRHEA
    A PROFUSE WHITISH MUSCUS DISCHARGE FROM THE UTERUS AND VAGINA USUALLY AN INCREASE IN THE NORMAL AMOUNT OF THE DISCHARGE
  72. VAGINAL CANDIDIASIS
    YEAST INFECTION - VAGINAL INFECTION CAUSED BY THE YEAST LIKE FUNGUS CANDIDA ALBICANS
  73. VAGINITIS
    COLPITIS IS THE INFLAMMATION OF THE LINING OF THE VAGINA
  74. AMENORRHEA
    ABNORMAL ABSENCE OF MENSTRUAL PERIODS FOR 90 DAYS OR MORE
  75. DYSMENORRHEA
    IS PAIN CAUSED BY UTERINE CRAMPS DURING A MENSTRUAL PERIOD
  76. DYSFUNCTIONAL URTERINE BLEEDING
    A CONDITION CHARACTERIZED BY ABNORMAL BLEEDING OFTEN DUE TO AN IMBALANCE IN HORMONE LEVEL CHANGES
  77. HYPERMENORRHEA
    MENORRHAGIA, IS AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF MENSTRUAL FLOW OVER A PERIOD OF MORE THAN 7 DAYS
  78. HYPOMENORRHEA
    IS AN UNUSUALLY SMALL AMOUNT O MENSTRUAL FLOW DURING A SHORTENED REGULAR MENSTRUAL PERIOD
  79. MENOMETRORRHAGIA
    INTERMENSTRUAL BLEEDING, EXCESSIVE UTERINE BLEEDING AT BOTH THE USUAL TIME OF MENSTRUAL PERIODS AND AT OTHER IRREGULAR TIMES
  80. OLIGOMENORRHEA
    INREQUENT OR VERY LIGHT MENSTRUATION IN A WOMAN WITH PREVIOUS NORMAL PERIODS
  81. POLYMENORRHEA
    THE OCCURENCE OF MENSTRUAL CYCLES MORE FREQUENTLY THAN IS NORMAL
  82. PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
    A GROUP OF SYMPTOMS EXPERIENCED BY SOME WOMEN WITHIN THE 2 WEEK PERIOD BEFORE MENSTRUATION.
  83. PREMATURE MENOPAUSE
    A CONDITION IN WHICH THE OVARIES CEASE FUNCTIONING BEFORE AGE 40 DUE TO DISEASE, A HORMONAL DISORDER OR SURGICAL REMOVAL.
  84. PREMENSTRUAL DYSPHORIC DISORDER
    A CONDITION ASSOCIATED WITH SEVERE EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL PROBLEMS THAT ARE CLOSELY LINKED TO THE NEMSTRUAL CYCLE. SYMPTOMS OCCUR IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE CYCLE
  85. ECTOPIC PREGNANCY
    EXTRAUTERINE PREGNANCY, A FERTILIZED EGG IS IMPLANTED AND BEGINS TO DEVELOP OUTSIDE OF THE UTERUS.
  86. PREECLAMPSIA
    PREGNANCY INDUCED HYPERTENSION OR TOXEMIA, IS A COMPLICATION OF PREGNANCY CHARACTERIZED BY HYPERTENSION EDEMA AND PROTEINURIA
  87. ABRUPTIO PLACENTAE
    A DISORDER IN WHICH THE PLACENTA SEPARATES FROM THE UTERINE WALL BEFORE THE BIRTH OF THE FETUS
  88. COLPOSCOPY
    THE DIRECT VISUAL EXAMINATION O THE TISSUES O THE CERVIX AND VAGINA
  89. HYSTEROSALPINGOGRAPHY
    A RADIOGRAPHIC EXAMINATION OF THE UTERUS AND FALLOPIAN TUBES
  90. CONIZATION
    CONE BIOPSY, IS THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A CONE SHAPED SPECIMEN OF TISSUE FROM THE CERVIX.
  91. DILATION AND CURETTAGE
    D&C, IS A SURGICAL PROCEDURE IN WHICH THE CERVIX IS DILATED AND THE ENDOMETRIUM OF THE UTERUS IS SCRAPED AWAY.
  92. HYSTERECTOMY
    THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE UTERUS
  93. TOTAL HYSTERECTOMY
    THE UTERUS AND CERVIX ARE REMOVED
  94. RADICAL HYSTERECTOMY
    BILATERAL HYSTEROSALPINGO-OOPHORECTOMY - IS MOST COMMONLY PERORMED TO TREAT UTERINE CANCER INCLUDES THE SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE OVARIES AND FALLOPIAN TUBES THE UTERUS AND CERVIX PLUS NEARBY LYMPH NODES
  95. MAMMOPLASTY
    COSMETIC OPERATION ON THE BREASTS
  96. BREAST AUGMENTATION
    MAMMOPLASTY PERORMED TO INCREASE BREAT SIZE
  97. EPISIOTOMY
    A SURGICAL INCISION MADE INTO THE PERINEUM TO ENLARGE THE VAGINAL ORIFICE TO PREVENT TEARING O THE TISSUES AS THE INANT MOVES OUT O THE BIRTH CANAL
  98. AMN
    AMNIOCENTESIS
  99. CS
    CESAREAN SECTION
  100. HYS
    HYSTEROSCOPY
  101. L&D
    LABOR AND DELIVERY
  102. PID
    PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE
  103. PMS
    PREMENSTRUAL SYNDROME
  104. TAH
    TOTAL ABDOMINAL HYSTERECTOMY BILATERAL HYSTEROSALPHINGO OOPHORECTOMY
  105. NULLI
    NONE
  106. PRIMI
    FIRST
  107. MULTI
    MANY
  108. PAREUNIA
    SEXUAL INTERCOURSE

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