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a-, an-
lack of, without, no not
ante-
before
con-
together, with
contra-
against
dys-
bad, difficult, painful
end-, endo-
within, inner
eu-
good, normal
intra-
within
inter-
between
multi-
many, much
neo-
new
peri-
around
post-
after, behind
pre-, pro-
before, in front of
pseudo-
false
retro-
backward
tri-
three
multi-
many, much
epi-
upon, over, above
hydro-
water
hypo-
below, under, deficient
oligo-
scanty, little,
-rrhea
to flow, discharge
-cele
hernia
-ia
condition of
-oma
tumor
-para, -parous
to bear
-partum
labor
-gravida
pregnancy
-cyst
bladder, sac
-uria
urine
-megaly
large, enlargement
amenorrhea
no menstrual flow
amniocentesis
Surgical puncture of amniotic sac to withdraw amniotic fluid
Cervicitis
Inflammation of Cervix
Contraception
Prevention of conception
Cystocele
Occurs when part of urinary bladder herniates through vaginal wall due to weakening of muscle
Dysmenorrhea
Painful menstrual flow
Endometriosis
Endometrial tissue found in abnormal locations
Genitalia
Reproductive organs
gynecologist
specialist of female system
gynecology
study of female disease
hysterectomy
removal of uterus womb
intrauterine
within uterus
mammogram
picture of breast, recorded picture
mammoplasty
surgical repair of breast
mastectomy
removal of breasts
mastitis
inflammation of breast
menopause
stop menstrual flow
multipara
many, bring forth describing a woman who has borne at least one child. Ex. a G2 P2 is a woman who has had 2 pregnancies and 2 deliveries
oophorectomy
removal of ovary
postcoital
after sexual intercourse between man and woman copulation KOe-I-tus
postpartum
after birth, labor
prenatal
nat/i
before birth
birth
primipara
Primi-
Para-to bear
first
First birth
pseudocyesis

Pseudo-false, pretend
False pregnancy
salpingectomy

-salpinx
Removal of the uterine tube

Uterine tube
Salpingo-oophorectomy
Removal of uterine tube and ovaries
Salpingitis
Inflammation of the uterine tube
veneral
sexual disease
lumpectomy
removal of lump
estrogen
female hormone
laparoscopy
Visual examination of the abdominal cavity
Testosterone
Male hormone
Epididymitis
One pair of long, tightly coiled tubes lying on top of each testis. It carries sperm from the seminiferous tubules to the vas deferens.
gonorrhea
Inflammation of the genital tract mucous membranes, caused by infection with gonococci (berry shaped bacteria)
Herpes genitalis
Infection of the skin and mucosa of the genitals, cuased by the herpes simplex virus HSV
Vasectomy
Bilateral surgical removal of a part of the vas deferens
Castrate
Surgical excision of testicles or ovaries
Hydrocele
Sac of clear fluid in the scrotum
Syphilis
Chronic STI caused by a spirochete (spiral shaped bacteria)
Phimosis

phim/o = muzzle
Narrowing (stricture) of the opening of the prepuce over the glasn penis phim/o means to muzzle
Hypospadias, hypospadia
Congenital opening of the male urethra on the undersurface of the penis
Orchidectomy
removal of testicle
orchitis
inflammation of testes
Penitis
Inflammation of the penis
prostatectomy
surgical removal of the prstate
prostatitis
inflammation of the prostate
Prostate gland
Gland in men at the base of the urinary bladder that secretes a fluid into the urethra during ejactulation.
Spermicide
sperm, destroy
gynecomastia
Enlargement of breast tissue in males
heterosexual
one kind,
homosexual
same, sexual
infertility
in-/not
not fertile
D & C
dilatation and curettage
DUB
usysfunctional uterine bleeding
Gyn

OB
gynecology

obstetrics
HRT

IUD
hormone replacement therapy

Intrauterine deivce
PID

PMS
pelvic inflammatory disease

premenstrual syndrome
BPH


STDs
benighn prostatic hypertrophy (hyperplasia

sexually transmitted diseases
TUR
TURP
transurethral resection (of prostate)
PSA
Prostate-specific antigen
brady-
slow
infra-
below
intra-
within
micro
small
para-
beside, alongside
supra-
above, beyond
per-
through
tachy-
fast
extra-
outside, beyond
-phobia
fear
-esthesia
feeling
-phasia
to speak
-algia
pain
-malacia
softening
-plegia
stroke, paralysis
-graphy
recording
-graph
to write
-paresis
weakness
-lysis
destruction
-lith
stone
-centesis
surgical puncture
ALS

CNS
amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

central nervous system
CSF

CT
cerebrospinal fluid

computerized togography
MRI

CVA
magnetic resonance imaging

cerebrovascular accident
EEG

LP
electroencephalogram

lumbar puncture
MS

TIA
multiple sclerosis

transient ischemic attack
ICP
intracranial pressure
ASA

c

s
aspirin

with

without
ASHD



BP

CAD
arteriosclerotic heart disease

blood pressure

coronary artery disease
CCU

CHF

CPR
coronary care unit

congestive heart failure

cardiopulmonary resuscitation
DVT

ECG, EKG
deep vein thrombosis

electrocardiogram
MI

CABG
myocardial infarction

coronary artery bypass graft