Med Terms week #8

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Med Terms week #8
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2010-08-20 14:04:45
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  1. termination of pregnancy
    abortion
  2. inflammation of the amnion
    amnionitis
  3. incision into the amniotic membranes to induce labor; " breaking the water"
    amniotomy
  4. surgical puncture into the aminotic sac to remove fluid
    amniocentesis
  5. discharge od amniotic fluid from the amniotic sac; leakage if amniotic fluid
    amniorrhea
  6. visualization of the fetus with a scope that enters the amniotic cavity
    amnioscopy
  7. suturing of the cervical opening to reinforce an incompetent cervix
    cerclage
  8. difficult labor
    dystocia
  9. most sereve form of gestational hypertension characterized by seizures
    eclampsia
  10. abnormal implantation of a fertilized ovum outside of the uterus; tubal pregnancy
    ectopic pregnancy
  11. the study of growth and development of the human organism
    embryology
  12. x-ray examination of the fetus in utero
    fetography
  13. measuring or estimating the size of the fetus or its head prior to delivery
    fetometry
  14. male or female sex cell
    gamete
  15. period between fertilizarion and labor
    gestation
  16. development of diabetes during pregnancy
    gestational diabetes
  17. development of hypertension during pregnancy; also called pregnancy induced hypertenson (PIH)
    gestational hypertension
  18. cystic mass resembling a cluster of grapes that develops on the place of a normal placenta and fetus
    hydatidiform mole
  19. excessive and severe vomiting during pregnancy
    hyperemesis gravidarum
  20. rupture of the uterus
    hysterorrhexis
  21. inability of the cervix to retain the contents of the uterus
    incompetent cervix
  22. vaginal discharge from the uterus during the period following childbirth
    lochia
  23. the first feced of a newborn
    meconium
  24. act of giving birth; childbirth; delivery
    parturition
  25. one who is pregnant for the first time; a first pregnancy
    primigravida

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