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amniocentesis
Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the amnion
amniotic fluid
Fluid that is contained within the amnionic sac.
endocervicitis
Inflammation of the inner lining of the cervix.
choriogenesis
Formation of the chorion
chorionic
Pertaining to the chorion.
colporrhaphy
Suture of the vagina.
colposcopy
Visual examination of the vagina.
culdocentesis
Surgical puncture of the cul-de-sac
episiotomy
Incision of the vulva (perineum).
galactorrhea
Discharge of milk (abnormal amount).
gynecomastia
Condition of female breasts (enlarged) in a male.
hysterectomy
Removal of the uterus.
hysteroscopy
Visual examination of the uterus (endoscopic).
lactogenesis
Formation (secretion) of milk.
lactation
Secretion of milk.
mammary
Pertaining to the breast.
mammoplasty
Surgical repair of the breast
mastitis
Inflammation of a breast.
mastectomy
Removal of a breast.
amenorrhea
No menstrual flow.
dysmenorrhea
Pain during menstruation
oligomenorrhea
Scanty menstrual flow
menorrhagia
Excessive discharge of blood during menstruation
metrorrhagia
Excessive discharge of blood from the uterus (between menstrual periods).
menometrorrhagia
Excessive uterine bleeding at and between menstrual periods.
endometriosis
Abnormal condition of the inner lining of the uterus (found ectopically).
myometrium
Muscle layer lining the uterus.
myomectomy
Removal of a muscle tumor (fibroid).
neonatal
Pertaining to newborn.
obstetric
Pertaining to midwife (delivery of the newborn).
oogenesis
Production of eggs (egg cells).
bilateral oophorectomy
Removal of both ovaries.
ovum
An egg cell.
ovarian
Pertaining to an ovary.
anovulatory
Condition of no egg production.
perineorrhaphy
Suture of the perineum.
oophoritis
Inflammation of an ovary.
salpingectomy
Removal of fallopian (uterine) tube.
uterine prolapse
sagging or falling of the uterus into the vagina
vaginal orifice
opening of the vagina to te outside of the body