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Comp Pt
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  1. a chronic skin disorder with increased production of oil from the sebacious glands; may be inflammatory or noninflammatory; appears on the face, back, and chest
    acne vulagris
  2. the period extending from the time the secondary sex characteristics appear to the end of somatic growth, when the individual is mature
    adolescence
  3. absence of spontaneous menstrual periods in a female of reproductive age
    amenorrhea
  4. on or around the age of puberty
    circumpubertal
  5. sexual union; copulation; intercourse
    coitus
  6. difficult and painful menstruation
    dysmenorrhea
  7. feeling unwell or unhappy, depressed feeling
    dysphoria
  8. the lining of the uterus
    endometrium
  9. a condition of the endometrium which causes pelvic pain
    endometriosis
  10. physician who specializes in conditions specific to women, particularly of the genital tract, female endocrinology, and reproductive physiology
    gynecologist
  11. the tendency of biologic systems to maintain constant internal stability while continually adjusting to external changes
    homeostasis
  12. a chemical product of an organ or of certain cells within the organ that has spcific regulatory effect upon cells elsewhere in the body
    hormone
  13. prescription of a purified or synthetic hormone to correct or prevent undesirable symptoms of menapause
    hormone replacement therapy
  14. fullness, soreness, or pain in the breast
    mastalgia
  15. state of complete growth
    maturity
  16. onset of menstruation; may occur from ages 9-17 years
    menarche
  17. the time of life when a woman ceases menstruation; defined as a period of 12 months of amenorrhea in a woman over 45 years of age
    menopause
  18. menstruation
    menses
  19. mensrual intervals of greater than 45 days
    oligomenorrhea
  20. a cluster of behavioral, somatic, affective, and cognitive disorders that appear in the premenstrual (luteal) phase of the menstrual cycle and that resolve rapidly with the onset of menses
    premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
  21. period in which the gonads mature and begin to function
    puberty
  22. coming to the age of puberty or sexual maturity
    pubescence
  23. the process of male sperm production
    spermatogenesis

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