Chapter 17: Female Reproductive System; Obstetrical Diagnostic Terms

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Chapter 17: Female Reproductive System; Obstetrical Diagnostic Terms
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  1. abortion (AB)
    expulsion of the product of conception before the fetus can be viable
  2. spontaneous abortion (SAB)
    miscarriage; expulsion of products of conception occurring naturally
  3. habitual abortion
    spontaneous abortion occurring in three or more consecutive pregnancies
  4. incomplete abortion
    incomplete expulsion of products of conception
  5. missed abortion
    death of a fetus or embryo within the uterus that is not naturally expelled after death
  6. threatened abortion
    bleeding with threat or miscarriage
  7. cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD)
    conditions preventing normal delivery through the birth canal - either the baby's head is too large or the birth canal is too small
  8. eclampsia
    true toxemia of pregnancy characterized by high blood presure, albuminuria, edema of the legs and feet, severe headaches, dizziness, convulsions, and coma
  9. preeclampsia/pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH)
    toxemia of pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, albuminuria, edema of the legs and feet, and puffiness of the face, without convulsion or coma
  10. ectopic pregnancy
    implantation of the fertilized egg outside the uterine cavity, often in the tube, ovary, or the abdominal cavity
  11. erythroblastosis fetalis
    disorder that results from the incompatibility of a fetus with an Rh-positive blood factor and a mother who is Rh negative, causing red blood cell destruction in the fetus - necessitates a blood transfusion to save the fetus
  12. Rh factor
    presence, or lack, of antigens on the surface of red blood cells that may cause a reaction between the blood of the mother and fetus, resulting in fetal anemia
  13. Rh positive
    presence of antigens
  14. Rh negative
    absence of antigens
  15. hyperemesis gravidarum
    severe nausea and vomiting in pregnancy that can cause severe dehydration in the mother and fetus
  16. meconium aspiration
    fetal aspiration of amniotic fluid containing meconium
  17. placenta previa
    displaced attachment of the placenta in the lower region of the uterine cavity
  18. abruptio placentae
    premature detachment of a normally situated placenta

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