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cervico
cervix
colpo
vagina
-gravida
pregnant
gyneco
woman
hystero
uterus
mammo
breast
meno
menstruation, menses
nulli
none
oophoro
ovary
orchido
testicle
ovo
egg, ovum
-para
to give birth
-pexy
surgical fixation
prostato
prostate
salpingo
cane, scrape
anorchism
gongenital absence of one or both testicles
epididymitis
inflammation of epididymis
hydrocele
fluid filled sac in scrotum along spermatic cord leading from eesticles
varicocele
knot of varicose veins in one side of scrotum
priapism
painful erection, lasting four hours or more, not caused by excitement
azoospermia
absence of sperm in semen
benign prostatic hypertrophy
aka prostatomegaly; abnormal enlargement of prostate gland
prostatitis
inflammation of prostate gland
orchidectomy
surgical removeal of one or both testicles
vasovasostomy
aka vasectomy reversal; proc. performed as an attempt to restore fertility to a vasectomized male
ablation
removal of a body part or destruction of its function
prostatectomy
surgical removal of all or part of the prostate gland
chlamydia
caused by bacterium, most common STD, causes cervicitis and urethritis
gonorrhea
caused by bacterium, painful urination, abrnormal discharge
syphilis
caused by bacterium, can be fatal, can be detected before symtoms appear w/ VDRL blood test
trichomonas
caused by protozoan parasite aka trich; causes vag inflammation or urethral inflammation
oligospermia
low sperm count
menarche
beginning of the menstrual function which occurs during puberty
perimenopause
transition phase between regular menstruation and none
oophoritis
inflammation of an ovary
ovariorrhexis
rupture of an ovary
endometriosis
condition in which patches of endometrial tissue escape uterus and become attached to other structures in pelvic cavity such as ovaries; leading cause of infertility
cervical dysplasia
aka percancerous lesions; abnormal growth of cells of cervix; maybe detected on pap smear and may become malignant
endocervitis
inflammation of mucous membrane lining the cervix
leukorrhea
profuse whitish mucous discharge from uterus and vagina
pruritus vulvae
severe itching of femal genetalia
vulvodynia
nonspecific syndrome of unkown cause; chronic burning pain during sex,k itching or stinging irritation of vulva
fibrocystic breast disease
presence of single or multiple cysts in breasts that are usually benign
galactorhhea
production of breast milk in women who are not breast feeding, due to malfunction of thyroid or pituitary
mastalgia
aka mastodynia; pain in breast
menorrhea
absence of menstrual periods for three or more months
dysmenorrhea
abdominal pain caused by uterine cramps during period
hypomenorrhea
small amt of menswtrual flow during a shortened regular period
menometrorrhagia
excessive uterine bleeding occurring in both during the period and at irregular intervals between
oligomenorrhea
light or infrequent menstrual flow
colposcopy
direct visual exam of tissues of cervix and vag using binocular magnifier
hysterosalpingoraphy
radiographic exam of uterus and rfallopian tubes following instillation of radiopaque material into uterus and fallopian tubes
hysteroscopy
direct visual exam if interior of uterous and fallopian tubes
Papanicolaou test
aka Pap smear, exfoliative biopsy for detection of conditions that may be early indicators of cervical cancer
mammography
radiographic exm of breasts
oophorectomy
surgical removal of ovary
salpingo-oophorectomy
surgical removal of a fallopian tube and ovary
colpopexy
surgical fixation of the vagina to a surrounding structure
colporrhaphy
suturing of vaginal tear
hysterectomy
surgical removal of uterus
bilateral hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy
surgical removal of the uterus and cervix, plus both fallopian tubes and ovaries
mastopexy
breast lift
primigravida
woman during her first pregnancy
(gravida 1)
nullipara
woman who has never borne a viable child
primipara
woman who has borne one viable child (para 1)
neonate
newborn infant
ectopic pregnancy
extrauterine pregnancy potentially dangerous condition in which a fertilized egg is implanted and begins to develop outside uterus
preeclamsia
aka pregnancy induced hypertension or toxemia; complication of pregnancy causing hypertension, edema, proteinuria
abruptio placentae
abnormal condition in which placenta separates from uterine wall prematurely
placenta previa
abnormal implantation of placenta in lower part of uterus
episiotomy
surgical incision of perineum and vagina to facilitate delivery and prevent laceration of tissues
episiorrhaphy
surgical suturing to repair an episiotomy
BPH
benign prostatic hypertrophy
BSE
breast self-examination
CVS
chorionic villus sampling
DRE
digital rectal examination
D & C
dilation and curettage
epis
episiotomy
ED
erectile dysfunction
EDC
estimated date of confinement
HRT
hormone replacement therapy
HPV
Human papilloma virus
HSV-2
herpes simplex virus type 2
L & D
labor and delivery
LMP
last menstrual period
PID
pelvic inflammatory disease
PMS
premenstrual cycle
PIH
pregnancy-induced hypertension
PSA
prostate-specific antigen
STD
sexually transmitted disease
TSE
testicular self-examination
VD
veneral disease