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cervic/o
neck or cervix
colp/o, vagin/o
vagina (sheath)
episi/o, vulv/o
vulva (covering)
gynec/o
woman
hyster/o, metr/o, uter/o
uterus
lact/o
milk
mast/o, mamm/o
breast
men/o
menstruation
obstetr/o
midwife
oophor/o, ovari/o
ovary
ov/i, ov/o
egg
pelv/i
pelvis (basin); hip bone
salping/o
uterine tube; also eustachian tube
toc/o
labor or birth
-arche
beginning
womb; a pear shaped organ in the pelvic cavity in which the embryo and fetus develops
uterus
upper portion of the uterus above the entry to the uterine tubes
fundus
lining of the uterus, which is shed approximately every 28 to 30 days in a non pregnant female during menstruation
endometrium
muscular wall of the uterus
myometrium
tubes extending from each side of the uterus toward the ovary that provide a passage for ova to the uterus
uterine tubes, fallopian tubes
uterine tubes and ovaries
adnexa
right tube and ovary
right uterine appendage
left tube and ovary
left uterine appendage
one of two glands located on each side of the pelvic cavity that produce ova and female sex hormones
ovary
neck of the uterus
cervix
opening of the cervix to the uterus
cervical os
tubular passageway from the cervix to outside of body
vagina
external genitalia of the female
vulva
folds of tissue on either side of the vaginal opening; known as the labia major and labia minora
labia
female erectile tissue in the anterior portion of the vulva
clitoris
fold of mucous membrane that encircles the entrance to the the vagina
hymen
entrance to the vagina
introitus
two glands located on either side of the vaginal opening that secrete a lubricant during intercourse
Bartholin glands
region between the vulva and anus
perineum
two glands in the female breasts that are capable of producing milk
mammary glands
nipple
mammary papilla
dark pigmented area around the nipple
areola
the developing organism from fertilization to the end of the eighth week
embryo
the developing organism from ninth week to birth
fetus
vascular organ that develops in the uterine wall during pregnancy to provide nourishment for the fetus
placenta (placenta = cake)
innermost of the membranes surrounding the embryo in the uterus, filled with amniotic fluid
amnion, amniotic sac
fluid within the amniotic sac that surrounds and protects the fetus
amniotic fluid
intestinal discharges of the fetus that forms the first stools in the newborn
neconium
absence of menstruation
amenorrhea
painful menstruation
dysmenorrhea
scanty menstrual period
oligomenorrhea
absence of ovulation
anovulation
painful intercourse (coitus)
dyspareunia
abnormal white or yellow vaginal discharge
leukorrhea
excessive bleeding at the time of menstruation
menorrhagia (menses)
bleeding from the uterus at any time other that normal menstruation
metrorrhagia
irregular ovulation
oligo-ovulation
a pregnant woman
gravida
having never been pregnant
nulligravida
first pregnancy
primigravida
to bear
para
a woman who has not borne a child
nullipara (nulli = none)
first delivery
primipara (primi = first)
a woman who has given birth to two or more children
multipara
progressive obliteration of the endocervical canal during delivery
cervical effacement
expected date for delivery of the baby; normally 280 days or 40 weeks from last menstrual period
estimated date of confinement (EDC) estimated date of delivery (EDD)
presence of meconium in amniotic fluid
meconium staining
rupture of the amniotic sac; usually at onset of labor
ruptured membranes
large bodied baby commonly seen in diabetic pregnancies
macrosomia (macro = large, soma = body)
excessive amniotic fluid
polyhyrdamnios