CNAChpt17April

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CNAChpt17April
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Chapter 17 Terms
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  1. A disorder in which the prostate becomes enlarged, causing problems with urination and/or emptying the bladder
    Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
  2. A sexually-transmitted disease caused by bacteria
    Chlamydia
  3. A rinsing of the vagina in order to cleanse the vaginal tract or to introduce medication into the vagina; also called a vaginal irrigation
    Douche
  4. A sexually-transmitted disease caused by human papillomavirus (HPV)
    Genital Herpes
  5. Structures that secrete hormones
    Glands
  6. The male and female sexual reproductive glands
    Gonads
  7. A sexually-transmitted disease caused by bacteria
    Gonorrhea
  8. Chemical substances created by the body that control numerous body functions
    Hormones
  9. The inability to have or maintain a penile erection
    Impotence
  10. The point at which a woman’s menstrual periods stop permanently and she can no longer conceive
    Menopause
  11. The shedding of the lining of the uterus that occurs approximately every 28 days; also known as the menstrual cycle or period
    Menstruation
  12. Female sex cell or egg
    Ovum
  13. Disease passed through sexual contact; also called venereal diseases
    Sexually-transmitted Diseases (STD)
  14. Infections caused by sexual contact; infected person may not show signs or symptoms of disease
    Sexually-transmitted Infections (STI)
  15. Male sex cells
    Sperm
  16. A sexually-transmitted disease caused by bacteria
    Syphilis
  17. A sexually-transmitted disease caused by protozoa (single-celled animals)
    Trichomoniasis
  18. A rinsing of the vagina in order to cleanse the vaginal tract or to introduce medication into the vagina; also called a douche
    Vaginal Irrigation

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