Chapter 14

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Chapter 14
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  1. genitalia
    the organs of reproduction
  2. scrotum
    encloses protects and supports the testicles
  3. epididymis
    a coiled tube at the upper part of each testicle
  4. vas deferens
    the long narrow continuation of each epididymis that leads upward to the ejaculatory duct in the prostate gland
  5. balanitis
    an inflammation of the glans penis and the foreskin glans penis
  6. anorchism
    the congenital absence of one or both testicles
  7. hydrocele
    a fluid filled sac in the scrotum along the spermatic cord leading from the testicles
  8. varicocele
    knot of varicose veins in one side of the scrotum
  9. orchidectomy
    the surgical removal of one or both testicles
  10. vasectomy
    the male sterilization procedure in which a small portion of the vas deferens is surgically removed
  11. chlamydia
    caused by bacterium chlamydia trachomatis most common std
  12. bacterial vaginosis
    sexually transmitted bacterial infection of the vagina that may cause complications duning pregnancy and an increased risk of HIV
  13. clitoris
    an organ of sensitive erectile tissue located anterior to the urethral meatus and the vaginal orifice
  14. areola
    the dark pigmented area taht surrounds the nipple
  15. LACTIFEROUS DUCTS
    AKA AS MILK DUCTS, CARRY MILK FROM THE MAMMARY GLANDS TO THE NIPPLE
  16. follicle
    fluid filled sac containing a single ovum
  17. fimbriae
    the fringed finger-like extensions of this opening that catch the ovum when it leaves the ovary
  18. fundus
    the bulging rounded part above the entrance of the fallopian tube
  19. corpus
    also known as the body, is the middle portion of the uterus
  20. hymen
    a menbrane that partly covers the external vaginal orifice
  21. metrorrhea
    an abnormal discharge, such as mucus or pus from the uterus
  22. salpingitis
    inflammation of the fallopian tube
  23. leukorrhea
    a profuse whitish mucus dischage from the uterus and vagina
  24. galactorrhea
    production of breast milk in women who are not breast feeding, due to malfunction of of the thyroid or pituitary gland
  25. conization
    the surgical removal of a cone shaped section of tissue from the cervix

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