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BALLOTTEMENT
REBOUNDING OF THE FLOATING FETUS WHEN PUSHED UPWARDS THROUGH THE VAGINA OR ABDOMEN WALL
BRAXTON-HICK'S CONTRACTIONS
IRREGULAR PAINLESS UTERINE CONTRACTIONS FELT BY PREGNANT WOMAN TOWARDS THE END OF PREGNANCY ARE SOMETIMES MISTAKEN FOR TRUE LABOR SIGNS
CHADWICK'S SIGN
PURPLISH-BLUE COLOR OF THE CERVIX AND VAGINA NOTED AT ABOUT THE 8 TH WEEK OF PREGNANCY
CHLOASMA
DARKENING OF SKIN OF THE FOREHEAD AND AROUND THE EYES
ALSO CALLED THE MASK OF PREGNANCY
CHORION
OUTER FETAL MEMBRANE FORMED FROM THE TROPHOBLAST
COLOSTRUM
STRUCTURE THAT CONNECTS THE FETUS TO THE PLACENTA
COTYLEDON
SUBDIVISION ON THE MATERNAL SIDE OF PLACENTA
CONVADES
DEVELOPMENT OF PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS BY EXPECTANT FATHERS SUCH AS FATIGUE, DEPRESSION, HEADACHES, BACKACHES, AND NAUSEA
DUCTUS ARTERIOUS
FETAL VESSEL CONNECTING THE PULMONARY TRUNK TO AORTA
DUCTUS VENOSUS
BRANCH OF THE UMBILICAL VEIN THAT ENTERS THE INFERIOR VENA CAVA
FORAMEN OVALE
FLAP OPENING IN THE ATRIAL SEPTUM THAT ALLOWS ONLY RIGHT TO LEFT MOVEMENT OF BLOOD
FUNDUS
TOP OF UTERUS
FUNIC SOUFFLE
SOUND OF BLOOD PULSATING THROUGH THE UMBILICAL CORD: RATE THE SAME OF THE FETAL HEART BEAT
GOODELL'S SIGN
SOFTENING OF THE CERVIX THAT OCCURS ABOUT THE 8 TH WEEK OF PREGNANCY
GP/TPAL
GRAVIDA
PARA/TERM
PRETERM
ABORTION
LIVING
GRAVIDA
A PREGNANT WOMAN
HEGAR'S SIGN
SOFTENING OF THE UTERINE ISTHMUS ABOUT THE 6 TH WEEK OF PREGNANCY
LANUGO
FINE, DOWNY HAIR FOUND ON ALL BODY PART OF THE FETUS
LEOPOLD'S MANEUVER
A SERIES OF 4 MANEUVERS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A SYSTEMATIC APPROACH WHEREBY THE EXAMINER MAY DETERMINE FETAL PRESENTATION AND POSITION
LET-DOWN-REFLEX
REFLEX THAT CAUSES MILK TO BE EXPRESSED FROM THE ALVEOLI INTO THE LACTIFEROUS DUCTS
LINEA NIGRA
THE LINE OF DARKER PIGMENTATION EXTENDING FROM THE UMBILICUS TO THE PUBIS NOTED IN SOME WOMEN DURING THE LATER MONTHS OF PREGNANCY
MECONIUM
FECAL MATERIAL STORED IN THE FETAL INTESTINES
MULTIGRAVIDA
WOMAN WHO HAS HAD MORE THAN ONE PREGNANCY IN WHICH FETUS WAS VIABLE
NESTING
SURGE OF ENERGY LATE IN PREGNANCY WHEN THE WOMAN ORGANIZED AND CLEANS THE HOUSE
NULLIGRAVA
WOMAN WHO HAS NEVER BEEN PREGNANT
PARA
CONDITION OF HAVING DELIVERED AFTER 24 WEEKS GESTATION, WHERE INFANT IS BORNE ALIVE OR DEAD OR NUMBER OF INFANTS
PHYSIOLOGIC ANEMIA OF PRGNANCY
HEMODILUTION CAUSED BY THE INCREASED MATERNAL BLOOD VOLUME
PICA
PRACTICE OF EATING SUBSTANCES NOT CONSIDERED EDIBLE AND WHICH HAVE NO NUTRITIVE VALUE SUCH AS LAUNDRY STARCH, DIRT, CLAY OR FREEZER FROST
PRIMIGRAVIDA
CONDITION OF HAVING DELIVERED ONCE AFTER 24 WEEKS OF PREGNANCY
PSEUDOCYESIS
FALSE PREGNANCY
PSYCHOPROPHYLAXIS
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL PREPARATION FOR CHILDBIRTH
SYNONYMOUS WITH LAMAZE
QUICKENING
DESCRIPITOR FOR WHEN THE MOTHER FIRST FEELS FETUS MOVE
ABOUT 16-20 WEEKS
STRIAE GRAVIDARUM
REDDISH STREAKS FREQUENTLY FOUND ON THE ABDOMEN ,THIGHS ,BUTTOCKS AND BREAST
STRETCH MARKS
SUPINE HYPOTENSION SYNDROME
LOWERING OF BLOOD PRESSURE IN A PREGNANT WOMAN WHEN LYING SUPINE DUE TO COMPRESSION OF THE VENA CAVA BY THE ENLARGE HEAVY UTERUS
TERATOGEN
AGENTS SUCH AS RADIATION, DRUGS, VIRUS AND OTHER MICROORGANISM CAPABLE OF CAUSING ABNORMAL FETAL DEVELOPMENT
VERINIX CASEOSA
WHITE CREAMY SUBSTANCE COVERING A FETUS'S BODY
WARTON'S JELLY
THICK SUBSTANCE SURROUNDING AND PROTECTING THE VESSELS OF THE UMBILICAL CORD
ZYGOTE
FERTILIZED OVUM