Medical Terminology Ch 9

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Medical Terminology Ch 9
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Medical Terminology Ch 9 - Obstetrics and Neonatology
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  1. gamete
    mature germ cell, either sperm or ovum
  2. ovulation
    expulstion of mature ovum from ovary
  3. zygote
    cell formed by union of sperm and ovum
  4. embryo
    stage from implantation of zygote to the end of the second month of pregnancy
  5. fetus
    stage from the beginning of the third month of pregnancy until birth
  6. gestation
    pregnancy
  7. implantation
    embedding of zygote in the uterine lining
  8. placenta
    structure that grows on the wall of the uterus during pregnancy and allows for the nourishment of the unborn child
  9. amniotic sac
    amnionic sac
    membranous bag that surrounds the fetus before delivery
  10. chorion
    outermost layter of the fetal membrane (placenta)
  11. amnion
    innermost layer of the fetal membrane (placenta)
  12. amni/o
    amniotic fluid
  13. amnion/o
    amniotic fluid
  14. chori/o
    outer layer of placenta; chorion
  15. embry/o
    embryo
  16. fet/o
    fetus
  17. fet/i
    fetus
  18. gravid/o
    pregnancy
  19. lact/o
    milk
  20. nat/o
    birth
  21. omphal/o
    navel
  22. par/o
    bear, birth, labor
  23. part/o
    bear, birth, labor
  24. puerper/o
    child birth
  25. pelv/o
    pelvic bone
  26. pelv/i
    pelvic bone
  27. prim/i
    first
  28. pseud/o
    false
  29. pylor/o
    pylorus
  30. terat/o
    malformations
  31. ante-
    before
  32. pre-
    before
  33. micro-
    small
  34. multi-
    many
  35. nulli-
    none
  36. post-
    after
  37. -rrhexis
    rupture
  38. abrupto placentea
    premature separation of the placenta from the uterine wall
  39. ectopic pregnancy
    pregnancy where the zygote implants outside the uterus
  40. placenta previa
    pregnancy in which the placenta implants too low in the uterus
  41. spina bifida
    part of the spinal cord and meninges are exposed through a gap in the back bone
  42. lochia
    vaginal discharge after birth
  43. -amnios
    amnion
  44. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  45. -partum
    childbirth, labor
  46. -tocia
    labor, birth

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