Chapter 17: Female Reproductive System; Obstetrical Symptomatic Terms

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  1. gravida
    pregnant woman
  2. nulligravida
    having never been pregnant
  3. primigravida
    first pregnancy
  4. para
    to bear; a woman who has produced one or more viable offspring
  5. nullipara
    woman who has not borne a child
  6. primipara
    first delivery
  7. multipara
    woman who has given birth to two or more children
  8. cervical effacement
    progressive obliteration of the endocervical canal during delivery
  9. estimated date of confinement (EDC)/estimated date of delivery (EDD)
    expected date for delivery of the baby - normally 280 days or 40 weeks from conception
  10. meconium staining
    presence of meconium in amniotic fluid
  11. ruptured membranes
    rupture of the amniotic sac, usually at the onset of labor
  12. macrosomia
    large-bodied baby commonly seen in diabetic pregnancies
  13. polyhydramnios
    excessive amniotic fluid

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Chapter 17: Female Reproductive System; Obstetrical Symptomatic Terms
2011-07-27 18:51:46
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