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perimetrium, myometrium, endometrium
outter, musclular, and inner mucosal lining of the uterine wall.
muscular tube that extends from the cervix to the exterior of the body.
female gonads, almond shaped glands located in the pelvic cavity.
open near the ovaries and extend laterally from superior angles of the uterus.
fingerlike projections that encircle the open end of each fallopian tube. Wavelike current gide a released ovum into the fallopian tube.
fertilization of the ovum
takes place if spermatozoa are present.
central opening into the vagina, allows the passage of sperm and menstrual blood. Dialates during birth.
area between the anus and vaginal orifice
the initial menstrual period, when menstrual period becomes very irregular and then finally stops.
thin membranous bag that surrounds the embryo.
shaped like a pancake, provides an exchange of nutrients.
holds the embryo in the amniotic cavity and includes three blood vessels that transport blood between the embryo and the placenta.
vagina, abnormal condition of a vaginal fungus.
before, in front of
quick, sharp, quick childbirth
first, first birth
absence of menstration
increased amount and duration of menstrual flow.
bleeding between menstrual cycles.
premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
syndrome of nervous tension, irritability, weight gain, edema, headache, mastalgia, dysphoria, and lack of coordination occuring during the last few days of the the menstrual cycle...
fibrocystic breast disease
the presence of single or multiple cysts that are palpable in the breasts.
fibroma (fibroid) of the uterus
a benign neoplasm consisting of fibrous, encapsulated connective tissue. Tumor develops in the myometrium.
a globular sac filled with fluid or semisolid material that develops in or on the ovary.
carcinoma of the breast
malignant neoplasm of the breast. Breast cancer.
carcinoma of the cervix
a malignant neoplasm of the uterine cervix that can be detected in the early curable stage by the pap test.
the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity.
pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
infection of the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and adjacent pelvic structures.
premature detachment of a normally situated placenta after the 20th week of gestation.
intrauterine position of the fetus in which the buttocks or feet present first vs the head.
the gravest form of pregnancy induced hypertension
implantation of the fertilized ovum outside of the uterine cavity.
a placenta that is abnormally implanted in the uterus so that it impinges on or covers the internal os (opening) of the uterine cervix.
a complication of pregnancy characterized by hypertension, proteinuria, and edema
removal of a small amnt of amniotic fluid for laboratory analysis.
Pap smear (papanicolaou test)
microscopic analysis of cells taken from the cervix and vagina to detect the presence of carcinoma.
Dilation and curettage (D&C)
dilation of the uterine cervix canal of the uterus and scraping (curettage) of the endometrium of the uterus.
removal of the uterus through the abdominal wall or vagina
surgical excision of a tumor
surgical removal of one or both breasts
sterilization procedure that involves blocking both fallopian tubes by cutting or burning them and tying them off.
the termination of pregnancy before the fetus reaches the stage of viablity, may be spontaneous or induced.
cesarean section (c-section)
removal of the fetus by abdominal incision into the uterus.
surgical procedure in which an incision is made in a woman's perineum to enlarge her vaginal opening for delivery.
D&C (D And C)
Dilation and curettage
last menstrual period
oral contraceptive pills
Papanicolaou smear (pap smear)
pelvic inflammatory disease
total abdominal hysterectomy
total vaginal hysterectomy
date of birth