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the branch of medicine that diagnoses and treats conditions of the female reproductive organs
gynecology
studies and works with women who are pregnant or giving birth
obstetrics
person who specializes in female disorders
gynecologist
person who specializes in delivery of babies and care of mothers during birth process
obstetrician
surgical puncture
-centesis
surgical puncture into the lung
pleurocentesis
surgical puncture into the amnion sac
amniocentesis
pregnancy (times pregnant)
-gravida
refers to women having more than one birth
multigravida
woman experiencing first pregnancy
primigravida
women who carries pregnancy to viability (live birth)
-para
women who has borne more that one child
multipara
adjective form of multipara
multiparous
first birth
primipara
woman who has never had a child
nullipara
delivery, childbirth
-partum
after delivery (refers to mother)
postpartum
before delivery (refers to mother)
prepartum
unequal
aniso
when a womans breasts are of unequal size
anisomastia
when cells are of unequal size
anisocytosis
before, in front of (latin)
ante
before birth
antepartum
before death
antemortem
before the fever
antepyretic
two, both
Bi
referring to both sides
bilateral
outside of
ecto
out of place
ectopic
inner
endo
inner lining of the uterus
endometrium
inflammation of uterine tissue
endometritis
condition of the uterine tissue
endometriosis
below, under
infra-
below or under the mammary gland
inframammary
same, equal
iso-
solution having the same osmotic pressure as RBC's; ie normal saline
isotonic
equal dimensions
isometric
condition in which cells are of equal size
isocytosis
many
multi-
producing many or more than one at a birth
multiparous
women who has borne more than one child
multipara
woman who has have many or more than one pregnancy
multigravida
none
nulli
a woman who has never been pregnat
nulligravida
after, following (greek)
post-
after delivafter birth
postnatal
after an operation
postoperative
after intercourse
postcoital
before, in front of (latin)
pre-
before delievery
prepartum
first
primi-
relating to having the first birth
primiparous
having the first child
primipara
woman experiencing her first pregnancy
primigravida
time 3-6 weeks following birth when teh mother is physically recovering form pregnancy and giving birth
puerperium
referring to time after giving birth
puerperial
slow or difficult labor or delivery
dystocia
abdomen
abdomin/o
surgical puncture in abdomen to remove fluid
abdominocenesis
amnion
amni/o
cervix, neck
cervic/o
pertaining/referring to cervix
cervical
excision of cercix
cervicectomy
inflammation of cervix
cervicitis
vagina
colp/o
vaginal pain
colpodynia
vaginal spasm
colpospasm
surgical repair of the vagina
colpoplasty
process of examining the vagina
colposcopy
instrument used to examine the vagina
colposcope
prolapse of vagina
colpoptosis
fixation of a prolapse vagina
colpopexy
inflammation of the vagina
colpitis
suture of vagina
colporrhaphy
excision of part of the vagina
colpectomy
displaced, out of place
ectop/o
out of place
ectopic
pregnant women
gravid/o
having first labor and delivery
primigravida
having multiple pregnancies
multigravida
woman (greek)
gynec/o
like or resembling woman
gynecoid
any disease peculiar to women
gynecopathy
abnormal fear of women
gynecophobia
uterus as an organ
hyster/o
incision into the uterus
hysterotomy
disease of uterus
hysteropathy
herniation of uterus
hysterocele
excision of uterus
hysterectomy
spasm of uterus
hysterospasm
image or picture of uterus
hysterogram
image of uterus and uterine tubes
hystero-salpingogram
abdomen, abdominal wall
lapar/o
process of examining the abdominal cavity with a larparocope
larparoscopy
excision of abdomen, uterus, uterine tubes, and ovaries
larparohysterosalpingo-oophorectomy
mammary glands
mamm/o
process of taking xray of breast
mammography
surgical repair of breast
mammoplasty
picture of the breast
mammogram
below or under the mammary gland
inframammary
breast
mast/o
inflammation of the breast
mastitis
surgical excision of the breast
mastectomy
cancerous tumor of the breast
mastocarcinoma
condition of the breast
mastia
menstration, menses
men/o
discharge from an unpregnant female
menstruation
permanent cessation of menes
menopause
females first menstrual period
menarche
flow of menstration
menorrhea
difficult menstruation (cramps)
dysmenorrhea
stopping menstrual flow by medication or surgery
menostasis
excessive menstruation
menorrhagia
referring to menses
menstrual
temporary absence of flow
amenorrhea
tissues of teh uterus
metr/o
inflammation of teh tissues of the uterus
metritis
uterine musculature
myometruim
paralysis of muscular of uterine tissues
metroparalysis
uterine disease
metropathy
inner lining of the uterus
endometrium
inflammation of uterine tissue
endometritis
condition of teh uterine tissue
endometriosis
birth
nat/o
pertaining to after birth
postnatal
pertaining to before birth
prenatal
the study of treatment of newborns
neonatology
pertaining to birth
natal
eggs, ovum,
o/o
singular for egg
ovum
plural for egg
ova
the release of an ovum form the ovary
ovulation
embryonic egg cell
ooblast
formation and development of an ovum
oogenesis
ovary "egg" bearing
oophor/o
inflammation of the ovary
oophoritis
sugical removal of ovary
oophorectomy
tumor of the ovary
oophoroma
prolapse of teh ovary
oophoroptosis
uterine tube (fallopian tube)
salping/o
instument used to view the uterine tube
salpingoscope
a surgical opening in the uterine tube
salpingostomy
inflammation of uterine tube and ovary
salpingo-oophoritis
removal of uterus, uterine tubes, and ovaries
hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy
syphilis
syphil/o
fear of syphilis
syphilophobia
therapy for syphilis
syphilotherapy
place
top/o
an abnormal position of an organ or part
ectopia
pregnancy outside of teh uterus
ectopic pregnancy
vagina
vagin/o
pertaining to teh vagina
vaginal
an imaging procedure that views teh tissues of teh vagina and uterus across the vagina
transvaginal ultrasound
penetration of the ovum by teh sperm
fertilization
implantation of teh blastocyst inot the endometrium
conception
fertilized ovum in teh earliest stages of cell division
zygote
reaches the womb around day 5, and implants into the uterine wall on about day 6
blastocyst
multiple cell stages in teh first timester
embryo
attachment of teh embryo onto the endometrium
implantation
termination of pregnancy
abortion
spontaneous abortion
miscarriage
unborn young in second and third trimester
fetus
delivery of fetus in the second or third timester before full-term gestation
premature delivery
baby from birth until walking
infant
f
female
Ab I
one abortion
para II
2 live birth
failure to thrive
FTT
syphilis test
RPR