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amni/o
amnion
cervic/o
neck, cervix
chori/o
chorion
colp/o
vagina
culd/o
cul-de-sac
embry/o
embryo
episi/o
vulva
fet/o
fetus
gynec/o
woman,female
hymen/o
hymen
hyster/o
uterus
lact/o
milk
mamm/o
breast
mast/o
breast
men/o
menses, menstruation
metr/o
uterus
nat/o
birth
o/o
egg
omphal/o
naval,umbillicus
oophor/o
ovary
ov/o
egg
ovari/o
ovary
part/o
childbirth
perine/o
perineum
salping/o
fallopian tubes, uterine tubes
uter/o
uterus
vagin/o
vagina
vulv/o
vulva
-arche
beginning
-cyesis
state of pregnancy
-gravida
pregnancy
-para
to bear
-salpinx
fallopian tube
-tocia
labor, childbirth
hollow, pear shaped organ that contains thich muscular wall
uterus
when uterus is bent slightly forward
anteflexion
outer layer of uterus
perimetrium
upper portion of uterus, where fallopian tubes connect
fundus
body of uterus; central portion
corpus
lower portion of uterus;neck
cervix
inner layer of uterine wall containing rich blood supply
endometrium
fertilized egg
ovum`
muscular walls of uterus
myometrium
endometrium is sloughed off
menstruation
first menstrual period
menarche
ending of mentrual cycle
menopause
hormones from anterior pituitary that stimulate ovulation
FSH, LH
principle female hormones produced by ovaries,stimulate endometrium to prepare for a fertilized egg
estrogen, progesterone
finger like projection, catch ovum and direct it into fallopian tubes
fimbriae
thin membranous tissue that covers the external vaginal opening
hymen
external vaginal opening
vaginal orifice
female external genitalia
vulva
glands located on the outer side of vaginal orifice that secrete mucus for lubrication
Bartholin's glands
small organ containing erectile tissue covered by labia minora
clitoris
glands that produce milk
lactiferous glands
producing milk
lactation
ducts that carry milk to nipple
lactiferous ducts
pigmented area around nipple
areola
period of time in which baby grows and develops in motherss uterus
pregnancy
normal length of time for a pregnancy
gestation
birth occuring before 37 weeks of gestation
premature
what is infant referred to frome the period of time from egg implantation to end of eight week
embryo (rapid growth, formation of major organ systems)
what is infant referred to after embryo stage until birth
fetus
spongy structure that forms in the uterus next to the fetus; provides nourishment
placenta
another word for placenta
afterbirth
how is fetus attached to placenta
umbilical cord
two membranous sacs surroundong fetus
amnion, chorion
innermost sac, holding amniotic fluid
amnion
outer protective sac that forms part of placenta
chorion
actual process of expelling the fetus from the uterus through vagina
labor
first stage of labor
dilation
as cervix dilates it becomes thinner referring to
effacement
second stage of labor, when cervix reaches 10 cm
expulsion
when head of baby appears first
crowning
when baby's butt appears first
breech presentation
last stage of labor
placenta state
atresia
congenital lack of normal body opening
barrier contraception
prevention of pregnancy using device to prevent sperm from meeting ovum
colostrum
thin fluid first secreted by the brest after delivery
dysparaunia
painful sexual intercourse
estimated date of confinement
estimated date of baby being born based on last menstrual period
fraternal twins
develop from two different ova fertilized by two different sperm
identical twins
develop from splitting of one fertilized ovum
infertility
inability to produce children
last mentrual period (LMP)
date when last mentrual period started
low birth weight (LBW)
less than 5.5 pounds
first bowel movement of newborn, consists of mucus and bile
meconium
term used to describe newborn infant during the first 4 weeks of life
neonate
obstetrician
physician prviding care for women during pregnancy and childbirthq
parturition
childbirth
puerperium
term used to refer to the 3-6 week period after childbirth
abruptio placentae
emergency condition where placenta tears away from uterine wall before 20th week of pregnancy
candidiasis
yeast infection
choriocarcinoma
rare type of cancer of uterus
condyloma
wart like growth on external genitailia
cystocele
hernia or outpouching of the bladder that protrudes into the vagina, may cause urinary frequency urgency
eclampsia
convulsive seizures and coma occuring in women between the 20th week of pregnancy and first week of postpartum
puerperium
term used to refer to the 3 to 6 weeks period after childbirth