Menstrual Cycle

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Menstrual Cycle

>ob/gyn--part 1


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The purpose of the menstrual cycle is for the ______ to generate a single _______ for _________ and for the uterus to prepare the __________ lining for implantation.
  • 2. 
    How many days does the typical menstrual cycle last for?
  • 3. 
    What day does ovulation take place on?
  • 4. 
    Menstrual cycle is divided into different _______, with the 1st day of the cycle corresponding to the 1st day of ________ bleeding.
  • 5. 
    Women menstruate from ______ to _______, except during pregnancy.
  • 6. 
    The hormones involved in the menstrual cycle come from 3 sources in the body.  What are the 3 sources?
  • 7. 
    The hypothalamus, the pituitary, and the ovaries work together in a _______ loop, each producing ________ in response to the ____ and _____ of hormone levels from the others.
  • 8. 
    Check all the apply to the causes of precocious puberty:
    • A. 

      Hypothyroidism

    • B. 

      Brain tumors

    • C. 

      Estrogen producing tumors

    • D. 

      Idiopathic benign tumors

  • 9. 
    This is defined a pubertal changes occurring in premenarchal girls before the age of 8:
  • 10. 
    ________ is the term referring to the 1st menstrual period of an adolescent girl.  it occurs generally between the ages of ___ to ___.
  • 11. 
    During puberty, a girls body undergoes major physical changes.  Sexual organs mature, skeleton grows, and there is a shift in hormone levels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    By 5 to 6 months gestation, ____ million eggs are present in the ______.
  • 13. 
    By the time a girl is born she has __ to __ million eggs in her ovaries and by the time she reaches puberty, less than ___ million are present.
  • 14. 
    The start of menstruation is termed ______.
  • 15. 
    The cessation of menstrual cycles is referred to as ________.  The average age is ___, with ranges of normal between ___ and ___.
  • 16. 
    The absence of menstrual flow is termed _______
  • 17. 
    Premature menopause is considered before the age of 40.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Name the 2 categories of amenorrhea:
  • 19. 
    __________ is menstruation that is longer than the average duration of 3 to 7 days.
  • 20. 
    _________ is scanty menstruation, shorter than the duration of 3 to 7 days.
  • 21. 
    Prolonged and excessive bleeding occurring during and between menstrual cycles is termed _________.
  • 22. 
    This is excessive, heavy menstrual blood loss:
  • 23. 
    ___________ is infrequent menstrual flow more than 6 weeks between cycles.
  • 24. 
    __________ is menstrual bleeding occurring at regular intervals of less than 22 days.
  • 25. 
    This is when the menstrual cycle has started but stopped.