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chorionic villus sampling
sampling of placental tissue for microscopic and chemical examination to detect fetal abnormalities
HRT
Hormone Replacement Therapy
colporrhapy
suture to repair the vagina
pelvic inflammation disease
inflammation of organs in the pelvic cavity (fallopian tubes, ovaries, and endometrium)
ectopic pregnancy
implantation of the fertilized egg outside the uterine cavity
pyosalpingitis
suppurative inflammation of the uterine (fallopian) tube
CVS
chorionic villus sampling
ovariocele
hernia of an ovary
adenocarcinoma
malignant tumor of glandular tissue
leukorrhea
abnormal white or yellow vaginal discharge
D & C
dilation and curettage
mastotomy
incision in the breast
colposcopy
examination of the vagina and cervix using a colposcope
mammogram
low dose x-ray of breast tissue done to detect neoplasms
dyspareunia
painful intercourse
mastoptosis
sagging of the breast
CPD
cephalopelvic disproportion
oophorostomy
creation of an opening in the ovary
dilation and curettage
dilation of the cervix and scraping of the endometrium
vaginitis
inflammation of the vagina with redness, swelling and irritation
chlamydia
most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in North America
polythelia
presence of more than one nipple on a breast
dystocia
difficult childbirth
pelvimeter
instrument for measurement of the diameter of the pelvis
EDC
estimated date of confinement
intrauterine device
contraceptive device inserted into the uterus that prevents implantation of the fertilized egg
cephalopelvic disproportion
conditions preventing normal delivery through the birth canal - baby's head too large or birth canal too small
STD
sexually transmitted disease
estimated date of confinement
expected date for delivery of the baby, normally 280 days or 40 weeks from conception
HBV
Hepatitis B Virus
episiotomy
incision of the perineum to facilitate delivery
transvaginal
across or through the vagina
endometritis
inflammation of the endometrium
ovariocentesis
puncture of an ovary or ovarian cyst
episiorrhapy
repair of a lacerated vulva or an epistiotomy
human papilloma virus
virus that causes an infection that can occur on the skin or mucous membranes of the genitals
metromalacia
a softening or loss of consistency of the uterus
ovoid
an oval or egg-shaped form
lactogenesis
milk production
salpingolysis
lossening the fallopian tube from adhesions
HPV
Human Papilloma Virus
Hepatitis B Virus
virus that causes an inflammation of the liver as a result of transmission through any body fluid
gynecologist
a physician specializing in gynecology
mastectomy
removal of a breast
hormone replacement therapy
use of hormone (estrogen or progesterone) to replace a deficiency or regulate production
menarche
establishment of the menstrual function

the time of the first menstrual period
hysterectomy
removal of the uterus
menostasis
stopping of menstruation
tocolysis
loosening (easing of labor/childbirth
TAB
therapeutic abortion
therapeutic abortion
abortion induced by mechanical means or by drugs for medical consideration
polymastia
presence of more than two breasts
vulvectomy
excision of the vulva
salpingo-oophorectomy
removal of a uterine tube or an ovary
oligomenorrhea
scanty menstrual period
HSV
Herpes Simplex Virus
gynecology
treatment of disorders of the female reproductive and urinary system
PID
pelvic inflammation disease
hysterorrhexis
rupture of the uterus
hysterospasm
spasm of the uterus
mammotrophic
having a stimulating effect upon the development, growth, or function of teh mammary glands
salpingotomy
incision into a fallopian tube -- used to remove an ectopic pregnancy
hyperplasia
an increase in the number of normal cells in a tissue or organ
vulvitis
inflammation of the vulva
IUD
intrauterine device
vaginosis
infection of the vagina with little or no inflammation -- milklike discharge and an unpleasant odor