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premature separation of a normally situated placenta
abruptio placentae
act of giving birth to a child
parturition
measurement of the pelvic dimensions
pelvimetry
condition in which the placenta is attached near the cervix & ruptures prematurely
placenta previa
capable of living outside the uterus
viable
Papanicolaou test/ Pap smear
pelvic exam to detect cancer
puncture of the amniotic sac
amniocentesis
colpocleisis
surgical closure of the vaginal canal
excision of a cone of tissue
conization
any process, device or method that prevents conception
contraception
freezing tissue to destroy cells
cryosurgery
incision of perineun from the vaginal orifice
episiotomy
prevents implantation of a fertilized egg
intrauterine device IUD
tying the uterine tubes
tubal ligation
used to prevent pregnancy
contraceptives