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Medical Terminology Block Six

42 Questions  I  By Ashleynico
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Medical terminology quiz. Female reproductive system, obstetrics, child heath

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1.  What is a white or yellowish discharge from the vagina known as?
2.  Select the term that best describes uterine tissue in an abnormal location.
3.  Which medical term describes the fertilized ovum prior to the ninth week of pregnancy?
4.  Select the term that describes the childhood disease commonly known as "mumps".
5.  What is a childhood disease characterized by a barking cough, dyspnea, stridor, and laryngeal spasm called?
6.  ______________is called the vaginal opening.
7.  The female gonads are called the______________.
8.  The onset of menstruation, known as ______________, clearly dentifies puberty.
9.  Abnormally light or infrequent menstruation is called______________.
10.  The ______________   ______________ is the fatty tissue that covers and cushions the symphysis pubis.
11.  Ova are present at birth and mature in the ______________ ______________.
12.  Removal of the breast, axillary lymph nodes, and chest muscles is a description of a ______________ ______________.
13.  The ______________ is the narrower, neck-like portion at the lower end of the uterus.
14.  Discarded portions of the uterine lining are included in ______________, the menstrual flow.
15.  Removal of a segment of the cervix, known as ______________, can be done for diagnostic or treatment purposes.
16.  Removal of the breast and lymph nodes is called a/an ______________ ______________ ______________.
17.  ______________, also called anteversion, is the abnormal tipping forward of the entire uterus and cervix.
18.  ______________ is the surgical removal of the uterus.
19.  ______________, during which breast tissue is compressed between two clear disks, is the approved method of screening for breast cancer.
20.  The vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and the ovaries are the ______________ ______________ of the female reproductive system.
21.  Thinning of the cervix, ______________, occurs during the normal process of labor.
22.  ______________ is performed to keep the cervix closed.
23.  Delivery of a child through an incision into the maternal abdominal and uterine wall is called a ______________ ______________.
24.  Pregnancy is calculated to the last 10 ______________ months.
25.  The term ______________ denotes any type of termination of preganancy before the age of viability.
26.  The female breasts are responsible for ______________, the production and secretion of milk.
27.  The term ______________ describes a woman who has been pregnant more than once.
28.  ______________ ______________ protects the fetus from trauma and temperature variations.
29.  ______________ is the surgical removal of the fallopian tube.
30.  The ______________ ______________ is the "lifeline" between the mother and the fetus.
31.  ______________ is the process of creating immunity to a specific disease, usually by administering a vaccine.
32.  Chickenpox, characterized by blister-like eruptinos, is caused by ______________ ______________.
33.  A congenitala heart defect, ______________ ______________ ______________ ______________ is characterized by a localized narrowing of the aorta.
34.  Characterized by a macular-papular rash, ______________ resembles scarlet fever.
35.  Colostrum and placental exchange are associatd with ______________ immunity.
36.  A physician specializing in the care of newborns is a ______________.
37.  Characterized by a blotchy red rash, ______________ is also called the "red measles".
38.  A ______________ specializes in care of children.
39.  ______________ is a tightness of the foreskin of the penis.
40.  The failure of the back portion of one or more vertebrae to close is called ______________ ______________ ______________.
41.  The fertilized ovum is initially called an ______________.
42.  Head circumference is affected by a child's _____________ ____________.
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