Medical Terminology ch12

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  1. ABORTIFACIENT
    A DRUG THAT INDUCES A THERAPUTIC ABORTION
  2. ABRUPTIO PLACENTAE
    PREMATURE SEPARATION OF THE PLACENTA FROM THE UTERINE WALL
  3. ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME
    DISEASE THAT RESULTS FROM INFECTION WITH THE HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS, OR HIV, ACQUIRED MAINLY THROUGH THE EXCHANGE OF BODY FLUIDS DURING SEX SUCH AS SEMEN BLOOD AND VAGINAL SECRETIONS AND ALSO BY THE USE OF CONTAMINATED INSTRUMENTS AIDS
  4. AMASTIA
    LACK OF BREAST TISSUE ALTHOUGH AREOLA AND NIPPLE ARE PRESENT
  5. AMENORRHEA
    ABSENCE OF A MENTRUAL DISCHARGE IN A WOMEN OF CHILD BEARING AGE
  6. AMINOCENTESIS
    PROCEDURE THAT INVOLVES PENETRATION OF THE AMNION WITH A SYRINGE AND ASPIRATION OF A SMALL AMMOUNT OF AMNIOTIC FLUID FOR ANALYSIS
  7. AMNIONITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE AMNION
  8. AMNIORRHEA
    ABNORMAL DISCHARGE OF AMNIOTIC FLUID THAT IS A SIGN OF A RUPTURED AMNIOTIC SAC
  9. ANDROPATHY
    GENERAL TERM FOR A DISEASE AFFLICTING ONLY MALES
  10. ANORCHISM
    ABSENCE OF ONE OR BOTH TESTES
  11. ANTI-IMPOTENCE THERAPY
    A COLLECTION OF THERAPIEA THAT ADDRESS ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION OR ED
  12. ASPERMIA
    THE INABILITY TO PRODUCE OR EJACULATE SPERM
  13. AZOOSPERMIA
    ABSENCE OF LIVING SPERM IN SEMEN
  14. BALANITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE GLANS PENIS
  15. BALANOPLASTY
    SURGICAL REPAIR OF THE GLANS PENIS
  16. BALANORRHEA
    CONDITION OF EXCESSIVE DISCHARGE FROM THE GLANS A SYMPTOMOF GONORRHEA
  17. BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA
    CONDITION OF ENLARGED PROSTATE GLAND IN MALES OLDER THAN 50YEARS IT IS ALSO CALLED BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERTROPHY BPH
  18. BREECH PRESENTATION
    ABNORMAL CHIDBIRTH PRESENTATION IN WHICH THE BUTTOCKS FEET OR KNEES APPEAR THROUGH THE BIRTH CANAL FIRST
  19. CANDIDIASIS
    INFECTION BY THE YEASTLIKE FUNGI CANDIDA ALBICANS OFTEN SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED
  20. CARCINOMA IN SITU
    A FORM OF CERVICAL CANCER THAT ARISES FROM CELLS OF THE CERVIX. CIS OF THE CERVIX
  21. CERVICAL CANCER
    A MALIGNANT TUMOR OF THE CERVIX THE MOST COMMON FORM OF CERVICAL CANCER IS A SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMAARISING FROM THE EPITHELIAL CELLS LINING THE OPENING INTO THE UTERUS CALLED CERVICAL INTRAEPITHELIAL NEOPLASIA OR CIN
  22. CERVICAL CONIZATION
    PROCEDURE IN WHICH A CONED SHAPED SECTION OF PRECANCEROUS OR CANCEROUS TISSUE OF THE CERVIX IS REMOVED
  23. CERVICECTOMY
    SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE CERVIX
  24. CERVICITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE CERVIX
  25. CHANCRES
    SMALL ULCERS ON THE SKIN OF THE PENIS A SYMPTOM OF SYPHILIS
  26. CHLAMYDIA
    MOST COMMON BACTERIAL STI IN NORTH AMERICA
  27. COLPECTOMY
    SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE VAGINA ALSO CALLED VAGINECTOMY
  28. COLPODYNIA
    SYMPTOM OF VAGINAL PAIN
  29. COLPOPLASTY
    SURGICAL REPAIR OF THE VAGINA
  30. COLPORRHAPHY
    PROCEDURE INVOLVING SUTURING THE WALL OF THE VAGINA
  31. CONGENITAL ANOMALY
    A ABNORMALLY PRESENT AT BIRTH
  32. CRYPTORCHIDISM
    CONDITON OF AN UNDESCENDED TESTIS ALSO CALLED CRYPTORCHISM
  33. CYSTOCELE
    A PROTRUSION OF THE URINARY BLADDER AGAINST THE WALL OF THE VAGINA
  34. DILATION AND CURETTAGE
    COMMON PROCEDURE THAT IS USED FOR BOTH DIAGNOSTIC AND TREATMENT PURPOSE D&C
  35. DYSMENORRHEA
    ABNORMAL PAIN DURING MENSTRUTION
  36. DYSTOCIA
    DIFFICULT LABOR
  37. ECLAMPSIA
    DANGEROUS CONDITION IN WHICH THE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE OF PREGNANCYINDUCED HYPERTENSION OR PREECLAMPSIA,WORSENS TO CAUSE CONVULSIONS AND POSSIBLY COMA AND DEATH
  38. ECTOPIC PREGNANCY
    A PREGNANCY OCCURRING OUTSIDE THE UTERUS
  39. ENDOMETRIOSIS
    CONDITION OF ABNORMAL GROWTH OF ENDOMETRIAL TISSUE THROUGHOUT AREAS OF THE PELVIS CAVITY INCLUDING THE EXTERNAL WALLS OF THE UTERUS FALLOPIAN TUBES URINARY BLADDER AND EVEN ON THE PERITONEUM
  40. ENDOMETRITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE ENDOMATRIUM USUALLY CAUSED BY BACTERIA INFECTION
  41. EPIDIDYMITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE EPIDIDYMIS
  42. EPISIOTOMY
    AN INCISION MAY BE MADE THROUGH THE VULVA AND PERINEUM TO WIDEN THE VAGINAL ORIFICE
  43. ERYTHROBLASTOSIS FETALIS
    CONDITION OF NEONATES IN WHICH RED BLOOD CELLS ARE DESTROYED DUE TO AN INCOMPATIBILITY BETWEEN THE MOTHERS BLOOD AND BABYS BLOOD ALSO CALLED HEMOLYTIC DISEASE OF THE NEWBORN
  44. FETOMETRY
    PROCEDURE THAT MEASURES THE SIZE OF A FETUS USING ULTRASOUND TECHNOLOGY ON THE PREGNANT MOTHER IN THE TECHNIQUE KNOWN AS OBSTETRICAL SONOGRAPHY
  45. FIBROCYSTIC BREAST DISEASE
    INHERITED CONDITION WHERE ONE OR MORE BENIGN FIBROUS CYST DEVELOP WITHIN THE BREAST
  46. FISTULA
    ABNORMAL PASSAGE FROM ONE ORGAN OR CAVITY TO ANOTHER A RECTOVAGINAL FISTULA OCCURS BETWEEN THE VAGINA AND RECTUM AND A VESICOVAGINAL FISTULA OCCURS BETWEEN THE URINARY BLADDER AND THE VAGINA
  47. GENITAL HERPES
    MOST COMMON VIRAL STI IN NORTH AMERICA IS CAUSED BY HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPE 2 OR HSV-2
  48. GONORRHEA
    STI THAT IS CAUSED BY THE BACTERIUM NEISSERIA
  49. HEMATOSALPINX
    CONDITION OF RETAINED MENSTRUAL BLOOD AN A FALLOPIAN TUBE
  50. HEPATITIS
    INFLAMMATORY DISEASE OF THE LIVER
  51. HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS
    A VIRUS THAT IS EXTREMELY COMMON IN THE HUMAN POPULATION AND IS TRANSMITTTED DURING INTERCOURSE HPV
  52. HYALINE MEMBRANE DISEASE
    LUNG DISORDER OF NEONATES PARTICULARLY PREMATURE INFANTS IN WHICH CERTAIN CELLS OF THE LUNGS FAIL TO MATURE AT BIRTH CAUSING LUNG COLLAPSE
  53. HYDROCELE
    SWELLING OF THE SCROTUM CAUSED BY FLUID ACCUMULATION USUALLY DUE TO INJURY
  54. HYDROCELECTOMY
    SURGICAL REMOVAL OF A HYDROCELE
  55. HYDROSALPINX
    FLUID ACCUMILATION WITHIN A FALLOPIAN TUBE
  56. HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM
    CONDITION OF SEVERE NAUSEA AND EMESIS VOMITING DURING PREGNANCY
  57. HYSTERATRESIA
    CLOSURE OF THE UTERUS AND SOMETIMES SURROUNDING STRUCTURES
  58. HYSTEROPEXY
    SURGICAL PROCEDURE THAT MAY BE USED TO CORRECT A PROLAPSED UTERUS BY STRENGTHENING ITS CONNECTION TO THE ABDOMINAL WALL TO CORRECT ITS POSITION
  59. HYSTEROSCOPY
    NONINVASIVE DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUE THAT USES A MODIFIED ENDOSCOPE CALLED A HYSTEROSCOPE TO EVALUATE THE UTERINE CAVITY
  60. LACTORRHEA
    A NORMAL SPONTANEOUS DISCHARGE OF MILK
  61. LAPAROSCOPY
    PROCEDURE TO EVALUATE THE EXTERNAL APPERANCE OF THE UTERUS AND OTHER ORGANS OF THE PELVIC CAVITY BY MEANS OF A SMALL INCISION THROUGH THE LOWER ABDOMINAL WALL AND A LAPAROSCOPE
  62. LEIOMYOMAS
    CONDITION OF BENIGN TUMORS IN THE MUSCULAR WALL OF THE UTERUS ALSO KNOWN AS FIBROID TUMORS
  63. LEUKORRHEA
    WHITE OR YELLOW DISCHARGE FROM THE VAGINA
  64. MAMMOGRAPHY
    XRAY OF THE BREAST
  65. MASTALGIA
    CONDITION OF PAIN IN THE BREAST
  66. MASTOPTOSIS
    CONDITION OF A BREAST THAT IS ABNORMALLY PENDULOUS OR DROOPING
  67. MENORRHAGIA
    PROFUSE BLEEDING DURING MENSTRUTION
  68. MITTELSCMERZ
    ABDOMINAL PAIN OCCURING DURING OVULATION
  69. OBSTETRICS
    PRENATAL DEVELOPMENT PREGO CHILDBIRTH POSTPARTUM OB
  70. OLIGOMENORRHEA
    ABNORMALLY REDUCED DISCHARGE DURING MENSTRUATION
  71. OLIGOSPERMIA
    LOW SPERM COUNT MALE INFERTILITY
  72. OOPHORECTOMY
    REMOVAL OF THE OVARIES
  73. OOPHOROPATHY
    DISEASE OF A OVARY
  74. ORCHIDECTOMY
    REMOVAL OF THE TESTIES CASTRATION
  75. ORCHIDOPEXY
    SURGICAL FIXATION OF A TESTIS IS SOMETIMES REQUIRED TO DRAW AN UNDESCENDED TESTIS INTO THE SCROTUM
  76. ORCHIDOPLASTY
    REPAIR OF THE TESTIS
  77. PAPILLOMAS
    WARTLIKE LESIONS ON THE SKIN AND MUCOUS MEMBRANES COMMONLY CALLED GENITAL WARTS
  78. PENILE IMPLANT
    SURGICAL INSERTION OF A PROSTHESIS OR ARTIFICIAL DEVICE TO CORRECT ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION
  79. PEYRONIES DISEASE
    HARDNESS OR INDURATION OF THE ERECTILE TISUE WITHIN THE PENIS
  80. PHIMOSIS
    CONGENITAL NARROWING OF THE PREPUCE OPENING
  81. PLACENTA PREVIA
    CONDITION IN WHICH THE PLACENTA IS ABNORMALLY ATTACHED TO THE UTERINE WALL IN THE LOWER PORTION OF THE UTERUS
  82. POLYHYDRAMNIOS
    EXCESSIVE PRODUCTION OF AMNIOTIC FLUID DURING FETAL DEVELOPMENT
  83. PRIAPISM
    ABNORMALLY PERSISTANT ERECTION OF THE PENIS OFTEN ACCOMPANIED BY PAIN AND TENDERNESS
  84. PROLAPSED UTERUS
    CONDITION IN WHICH THE UTERUS MAY BECOME DISPLACED TO SHIFT DOWNWARD INTO THE VAGINA
  85. PROSTATECTOMY
    SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE PROSTATE GLAND
  86. PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN
    CLINICAL TEST THAT MEASURES LEVELS OF THE PROTEIN IN THE BLOOD PSA
  87. PROSTATEORRHEA
    EXCESSIVE DISCHARGE FROM THE THE PROSTATE
  88. PSEUDOCYESIS
    SENSATION OF BEING PREGNANT WHEN A TRUE PREGNANCY DOES NOT EXIST
  89. PYOSALPINX
    DISCHARGE OF PUS FROM A FALLOPIAN TUBE THAT IS A SIGN OF INFECTION
  90. SALPINGECTOMY
    REMOVAL OF THE FALLOPIAN TUBE
  91. SALPINGITIS
    INFLAMMATION OF THE FALLOPIAN TUBE
  92. SALPINGOCELE
    PROTRUSION OR HERNIATION OF A FALLOPIAN TUBE WALL
  93. SALPINGOPEXY
    SURGICAL FIXATION OF THE FALLOPIAN TUBE
  94. SONOHYSTEROGRAPHY
    NONINVASIVE DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE THAT USES ULTRASOUND WAVES TO VISUALIZE THE UTERUS WITHIN THE PELVIC CAVITY
  95. TESTALGIA
    PAIN OF THE BALLS
  96. TESTICULAR TORSION
    SPERMATIC CORD BECOMES TWISTED CAUSING A REDUCED BLOOD FLOW TO THE TESTIS
  97. TOXIC SHOCK SYNDROME
    BACTERIAL INFECTION CHARACTERIZED BY A SUDDEN HIGH FEVER SKIN RASH MENTAL CONFUSION ACUTE RENAL FAILURE AND ABNORMAL LIVER FUNCTION TSS
  98. TOXOPLASMOSIS
    DISEASE CAUSED BY THE PROTOZOAN TOXOPLASMA GONDII THAT MAY BE CONTRACTED BY ANIMAL SHIT MOST COMMONLY FROM HOUSEHOLD CATS
  99. TRANSURETHRAL RESECTION OF THE PROSTATE GLAND
    PROCEDURE INVOLVING REMOVAL OF THE PROSTATE TISSUE TO TREAT BPH
  100. TRICHOMONIASIS
    STI CAUSED BY THE PROTOZOAN TRICHOMONAS WHICH IS AN AMOEBALIKE SINGLE-CELLED ORGANISIM
  101. TUBAL LIGATION
    COMMON FORM OF FEMALE STERILIZATION AS A CONTRACEPTIVE MEASURE IN WHICH FALLOPIAN TUBES ARE SEVERED AND CLOSED TO PREVENT THE MIGRATION OF SPERM UPWARD INTO THE TUBES
  102. UROLOGY
    DEPARTMENT IN A HOSPITAL THAT TREATS URINARY TRACT PROBLEMS
  103. VAGINAL SPECULUM
    INSTRUMENT USED TO OPEN THE VAGINA
  104. VARICOCELE
    HERNIATION OF THE VEINS WITHIN THE SPERMATIC CORD CAUSED BY FAILURE OF THE VALVES WITHIN THE VEINS
  105. VASOVASOSTOMY
    SURGERY TO REVERSE A VASECTOMY
  106. VESICULECTOMY
  107. REMOVE THE SEMINAL VESICLES
  108. VULVECTOMY
    REMOVAL OF THE VULVA

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