wk 2 pregnant pt

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wk 2 pregnant pt
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  1. a testing procedure on fluid aspirated from the amniotic sac to detect chromosomal abnormalities and metabolic disorders
    amniocentesis
  2. the innermost of the membranes enveloping in the embryo in utero; amniotic fluid fills the sac in which the embryo is free to move and is protected against mechanical injury
    amniotic sac
  3. the term applied to teaching ahead of time so untoward, unfavorable conditions can be prevented
    anticipatory guidance
  4. delivery of a fetus by incision through the abdominal wall and uterus
    cesarean section
  5. developing organism from conception to approximately the end of the second month
    embryo
  6. nonspecific term referring to a growth on the gingiva
    epulis
  7. the most potent natural estrogen in humans; the circulating blood level of estradiol rises during the follicular phase of the reproductive cycle and drops when ovulation occurs
    estradiol
  8. developing organism from the second month after conception to birth
    fetus
  9. the period of pregnancy
    gestation
  10. nonspecific term applied to a nodular inflammatory lesion containing macrophages and surrounded by lymphocytes
    granuloma
  11. a misnomer because it does not contain pus but contains blood vessels and inflammatory cells
    pyogenic granuloma
  12. within the womb; not yet born
    in utero
  13. child younger than 1 yr of age
    infant
  14. occurring during childbirth
    intrapartum
  15. a person who attends a woman during delivery
    midwife
  16. a registered nurse specializing in midwifery; requires additional education and special licensure in certain states and countries
    nurse-midwife
  17. the branch of medicine that has to do with the care of the pregnant woman during pregnancy and parturition
    obstetrics
  18. physician who practices obstetrics
    obstetrician
  19. childbirth; labor; giving birth
    parturition
  20. sudden or unexpected breaking off of the connection between uterine and fetal mucous membranes
    palcental abruption
  21. pertaining to the period following childbirth or delivery
    postpartum
  22. birth that occurs before the expected delivery date; denotes an infant born prior to 37 wks of gestation
    premature birth
  23. woman who has just given birth to a child
    puerpera
  24. producing pus
    pyogenic
  25. nongenetic factors that cause malformations and disease syndromes in utero
    teratogen
  26. any drug, virus, or irradiation exposure that can cause malformation of the fetus
    teratogenic agent
  27. a period of 3 months, one third of a pregnancy
    trimester

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