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pseudocyesis
a false pregnancy
contraception
process of preventing conception
salpingectomy
surgical excision of a fallopian tube
anovular
pertaining to the lack of production and discharge of an ovum
pyosalpinx
accumulation of pus in the fallopian tube
hysterectomy
surgical excision of the uterus
pyometritis
purulent (pus) inflammation of the uterus
bartholinitis
inflammation of Bartholni's glands
salpingitis
inflammation of a fallopian tube
ante partum
the time before the onset of labor
trimester
a period of 3 months
oophorectomy
surgical excision of an ovary
retroversion
the process of being turned backward, such as the displacement of the uterus with the vervix pointed forward
oligomenorrhea
a scanty monthly flow
rectovaginal
pertaining to the rectum and vagina
mastitis
inflammation of the breast
salpingo-oophorectomy
surgical excision of an ovary and a fallopian tube
conception
process of the union of the male's sperm and the female's ovum: fertilization
vaginitis
inflammation of the vagina
colpoperineoplasty
surgical repair of the vagina and perineum
venereal
pertaining to or resulting from sexual intercourse
dysmenorrhea
difficult or painful monthly flow
gynecologist
one who specializes in the study of the female
intrauterine
pertaining to within the uterus
antenatal
pertaining to before birth
dystocia
the condition of a difficult and painful childbirth
amenorrhea
a lack of the monthly flow or menstruation
genitalia
the male or female reproductive organs
fibroma
a fibrous tissue tumor
amniocentesis
surgical puncture of the amniotic sac to obtain a sample of amniotic fluid
colposcope
an instrument used to examine the vagina and cervix by means of magnifying lens
dyspareunia
difficult or painful sexual intercourse
endometriosis
a condition in which endometrial tissue occurs in various sites in the abdominal or pelvic cavity
mammoplasty
surgical excision of the breast
myometritis
inflammation of the muscular wall of the uterus
colporrhaphy
suture of the vagina
gynecology
the study of the female
episiotomy
incision of the perineum to prevent tearing of the perineum and to facilitate delivery
hematosalpinx
a collection of blood in the fallopian tube that may be associated with tubal pregnancy
amniotome
an instrument used to cut fetal membranes
neonatal
pertaining to the first 4 weeks after birth
menopause
cessation of the monthly flow
menorrhea
a normal monthly flow
catamenia
the condition of monthly discharge of blood from the uterus
cystocele
a hernia of the bladder that protrudes into the vagina
mammography
process of obtaining pictures of the breast by the use of x-rays
culdocentesis
surgical puncture of the cal-de-sac for removal of fluid
panhysterectomy
surgical excision of the entire uterus
oophoritis
inflammation of an ovary
nullipara
a woman who has borne no offspring
pelvimetry
measurement of the pelvis to determine its capacity and diameter
perinatalogy
study of the fetus and infant from 20 to 29 weeks of gestation to 1 t0 4 weeks after birth
postcoital
pertaining to after sexual intercouse
hysterotomy
incision into the uterus; also called a cesarean section
prenatal
pertaining to before birth
postpartum
pertaining to after childbirth
primipar
a woman who is bearing her first child
multipara
a woman who has borne more than one child
oogenesis
formation of the ovum
abortion
the process of miscarrying
eutocia
the condition of a good, normal childbirth