Medical Terminology Ch 8

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Medical Terminology Ch 8
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Medical Terminology Ch 8 - Female Reproductive System
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  1. ovaries
    almond-shaped organs in the pelvic cavity. Stores egg cells
  2. ovum
    egg cell
  3. graafian follicles
    make up a large portion of the ovaries. Each sac contains an immature ovum
  4. uterine/fallopian tube
    pair of 5" tubes attached to uterus, provide a passageway for the ovun to move to the ovary
  5. fimbria
    projections at the free end of the uterine tube
  6. uterus
    pear-sized and pear-shaped muscular organ
  7. endometrium
    inner lining of uterus
  8. myometrium
    muscular middle later of uterus
  9. perimetrium
    outer thing layer of uterus - acts as covering
  10. corpus
    large central portion of uterus
  11. fundus
    rounded upper portion of uterus
  12. cervix
    narrow lower portion of uterus
  13. vagina
    3" tube that connects the uterus to the outside of the body
  14. hymen
    fold of membrane found near opening of the vagina
  15. rectouterine pouch
    Douglas cul-de-sac
    pouch between wall of uterus and wall of rectum
  16. Bartholin glands
    mucus-producing glands located on the each side of the vagina
  17. perineum
    pelvic floor
  18. arche/o
    first, beginning
  19. cervic/o
    cervix
  20. trachel/o
    cervix
  21. colp/o
    vagina
  22. vagin/o
    vagina
  23. culd/o
    cul-de-sac
  24. episi/o
    vulva
  25. vulv/o
    vulva
  26. gynec/o
    woman
  27. gyn/o
    woman
  28. hymen/o
    hymen
  29. hyster/o
    uterus
  30. metr/o
    uterus
  31. metr/i
    uterus
  32. uter/o
    uterus
  33. mamm/o
    breast
  34. mast/o
    breast
  35. men/o
    menstruation
  36. oophor/o
    ovary
  37. perine/o
    perineum
  38. salping/o
    uterine/fallopian tube
  39. peri-
    around, surrounding
  40. -atresia
    absence of a normal boding opening; closure
  41. -ial
    pertaining to
  42. -salpinx
    uterine/fallopian tube
  43. endometriosis
    abnormal condition where endometrial tissue grows outside of the uterus in various areas of the pelvic cavity
  44. vesicovaginal fistula
    abnormal opening between bladder and vagina
  45. tubal ligation
    closure of the uterine/fallopian tubes for sterilization
  46. speculum
    instrument for opening a body cavity for visual inspection

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