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BPH
benign prostatic hyperplasia
Cx
cervix
D & C
dilation and curettage
FSH
follicle-stimulating hormone
GU
genitourinary
Gyn
gynecology
HCG
human chrionic gonadotropin
HRT
hormone replacement therapy
LH
luteinizing hormone
Pap
Papanicolaou smear, stain, or test
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PMS
premenstrual syndrome
PSA
prostate-specific antigen
RPR
rapid plasma reagin test (for syphilis)
STD
sexually transmitted disease
TURP
transurethral resection of the prostate
VDRL
Venereal Disease Research Laboratories
the abnormal union of adjacent tissues
adhesion
Abnormal suppression or absence of menstruation.
amenorrhea
absence of one of both testes
anorchism
the absence of ovulation
anovulation
a displacement forward of an organ (as the uterus) so that its axis is bent upon itself
anteflexion
A displacement the uterus such that its whole axis is directed further forward than usual.
anteversion
Drug to prevent erectional dysfunction in males
antiimpotence drug
absence of the development of spermatozoa
aspermatogenesis
inability to produce or ejaculate semen
aspermia
Absence of live spermatozoa in the semen
azoospermia
inflammation of the head of the penis
balanitis
either of two small, oval, mucus-secreting glands, one on each side of the base of the vagina.
Bartholin's gland
Either of two small racemose glands in the male that are located below the prostate and discharge a component of the seminal fluid into the urethra.
bulbourethral gland
resembling a bunch of grapes
racemose
Infection with a fungus of the genus Candida, especially C. albicans, that usually occurs in the skin and mucous membranes of the mouth, respiratory tract, or vagina but may invade the bloodstream, especially in immunocompromised individuals.
candidiasis
the act of coagulating blood and destroying tissue with a hot iron or caustic agent or by freezing
cauterization
necklike opening to the uterus
cervix uteri
The primary lesion of syphilis; a hard, nonsensitive, dull red papule or area of infiltration that begins at the site of infection after an interval of 10 to 30 days.
chancre
A period of life characterized by physiological and psychic change that marks the end of the reproductive capacity of women and terminates with the completion of menopause.
climacteric
partial or complete surgical excision of the vagina
colpectomy
inflammation of the vagina.
colpitis