Chapter 8 Med Term

Visual examination of the abdomen; minimally invasive surgery
laparoscopy
Orifice
opening
Outer membrane surrounding the developing embryo
chorion
Pseudocyesis
false pregnancy
Painful sexual intercourse
dyspareunia
-rrhagia
bursting forth
Both colp/o and vagin/o mean
vagina
removal of a breast
mastectomy
tube carrying milk within breast
lactiferous duct
Accumulation of fluid in the spaces of the brain; can occur in a neonate
hydrocephalus
Leukorrhea may be associated with
Cervicitis
Pieces of the inner lining of the uterus are ectopic
Endometriosis
Use of cold temperatures to destroy tissue
cryosurgery
X-ray examination of the uterus and the fallopian tubes
hysterosalpingography
Period of pregnancy
gestation
Both galact/o and lact/o mean
milk
Reproductive organs
genitalia
Removal of internal and reproductive organs in the region of the hip
Pelvic exenteration
Both -cyesis and gravid/o mean
pregnancy
Withdrawl of fluid by suction with a needle
aspiration
Give the meaning of the prefix uni-
one
specialty concerned with the study and treatment of newborns
neonatology
First menstrual period
menarche
Oophor/o
ovary
multi-
many
metro/o
uterus
Removal of an ovary
oophorectomy
Scraping of tissue
curettage
Incision of the perineum during childbirth
Episiotomy
Tying off the fallopian tubes; sterilization procedure
tubal ligation
Condition during pregnancy marked by hypertension, proteinuria and edema
preeclampsia
Removal of a cone shaped section of the cervix for biopsy
conization
Type of bacteria found as a common cause of pelvic inflammatory disease
Chlamydia
Removal of an infant through an incision of the abdominal wall
cesarean section
Abnormal growth of tissue in the neck of the uterus
cervical dysplasia
Accumulation of fluid in the spaces of the brain and can occur in a neonate
hydrocephalus
Abnormal location of the organ connecting the infant and the mother
placenta previa
Benign tumor in the uterus; fibroid
leiomyoma
x-ray examination of the breast
mammography
Widening of the cervix and scraping the lining of the uterus
dilation and curettage
Examination by touch
palpation
Narrowing of the opening of the stomach to the intestine in a newborn
pyloric stenosis
Visual examination of the abdominal cavity; a form of minimally invasive surgery
laparoscopy
Embryo is not implanted in the uterus
ectopic pregnancy
hyster/o
uterus
Tissue from the inner lining of the uterus is found in abnormal locations
endometriosis
Inflammation of the vulva and vagina
vulvovaginitis
Inflammation of the cervix
cervicitis
Muscle layer of the uterus
myometrium
Woman who has had more than one live birth
multipara
No menstrual period
amenorrhea
Branch of medicine concerned with pregnancy and childbirth
obstetrics
Malignant tumor of the ovary
ovarian carcinoma
Collections of fluid within a sac in the ovary
ovarian cysts
Inflammation of the lower section of the uterus
cervicitis
Malignant tumor of the breast
carcinoma of the breast
Malignant tumor of the uterus
carcinoma of the endometrium
Tissue from the lining of the uterus is located outside of the uterus
endometriosis
Inflammation and infection of organs in the pelvic region
pelvic inflammatory disease
Malignant cells within the cervix
carcinoma of the cervix
Numerous small sacs of fibrous connective tissue and fluid in the breast
fibrocystic disease
Benign tumors in the uterus
fibroids
Pigmented area around the nipple of the breast
areola
-parous
to bear
Removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries
Bilateral salpingo-oorphorectomy
ovul/o and o/o mean
egg cell
-cyesis
pregnancy
A woman who has had 3 miscarriages and 2 live births
Grav 5, para 2
Part of the vulva
Labia majora
Physicians effort to turn the fetus during delivery
Cephalic Version
Yellowish discharge from the vagina
leukorrhea
Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the cul-de-sac
culdocentesis
Galact/o
milk
Ovarian hormone that sustains pregnancy
progesterone
Tissue lying between the anus and vagina
perineum
Pertaining to no egg production
anovulatory
Pus in a fallopian tube
pyosalpinx
Nulli-
no
Both metr/o and hyster/o mean
uterus
Finger-like ends of the fallopian tubes are called
fimbriae
Malignant tumor that is localized and not invasive
carcinoma in situ
Respiratory disorder in the neonate
Hyaline membrane disease
Burning tissue with chemicals or an electrically heated instrument
cauterization
Female organ of sexual stimulation; located anterior to the urethra
clitoris
Displaced placenta with implantation in lower region of the uterus
placenta previa
Premature separation of a normally implanted placenta
abruptio placentae
Excessive discharge of blood from the uterus between menstrual periods
menometrorrhagia
Adnexa uteri
Ovaries and fallopian tubes
mamm/o and mast/o mean
breast
Hormone produced by an endocrine gland located below the brain
Follicle-stimulating hormone
-parous
bearing
Act of giving birth
parturition
Rapid labor
oxytocia
Coitus
sexual intercourse
Both episi/o and vulv/o mean
vulva
Oligi/o
scanty
Cone-shaped section of the cervix is removed
conization
-pareunia
sexual intercourse
Myom/o
muscle tremor
Pseudo-
false
Visual examination of the vagina
colposcopy
Enlargement of breasts in a male
gynecomastia
Liquid produced by the fetal membranes that surrounds the fetus throughout pregnancy
amniotic fluid
Pertaining to the outermost layer of the two membranes surrounding the embryo
chorionic
Inflammation of the inner lining of the cervix
endocervicitis
Abnormal, persistent discharge of milk from the breast
galactorrhea
Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the area between the rectum and the vagina
culdocentesis
Incision of the vulva
episiotomy
Normal production of milk from the breast
lactation
Episi/o
vulva
Gradual ending of menstruation
menopause
Dilation
widening
Gestation
period of pregnancy
Menstruation
monthly discharge of blood and cells from the uterus
Parturition
act of giving birth
coitus
sexual intercourse
Cauterization
burning to remove tissue
Progesterone
hormone necessary during pregnancy
Curettage
scraping to remove tissue
-gravida
pregnant
Pertaining to newborn
neonatal
Measurement of hCG in urine or blood is a test for
pregnancy
male or female reproductive cell; sperm or ovum
gamete
Difficult labor and delivery
dystocia