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epididymis
tightly coiled tube that forms a band around the testis; temporary storage place for sperm
scrotum
sac suspended on both sides of and just behind the penis. The testes are enclosed in the scrotum
anorchism
state of absence of testis (unilateral or bilateral)
prostatocystitis
inflammation of the prostate gland and the bladder
gonorrhea
std, contagious, inflammatory, caused by a bacterial organism that affects the musous membranes of the genitourinary system
trichomoniasis
a std caused by a one-cell organism. It infects the genitourinary tract.
orchioplasty
surgical repair of the testis
circumcision
surgical removal of the prepuce (foreskin)
hydrocele
scrotal swelling caused by a collection of fluid
fallopian tubes
or uterine tubes; pair of 5-inch (12-cm) tubes, attached to the uterus, that provide a passageway for the ovum to move from the ovary to the uterus
endometrium
inner lining of the uterus
rectouterine pouch
pouch between the posterior wall of the uterus and the anterior wall of the rectum
mammary papilla
breast nipple
perineum
pelvic floor in both the male and female. In females it usually refers to the area between the vaginal opening and the anus
dysmenorrheal
painful menstrual discharge
oophoritis
inflammation of the ovary
Bartholin gland (adenitis)
inflammation of a Bartholin gland which is two gland slightly below and to the left and right of the opening to the vagina. secrete mucus for lubrication
salpingitis
inflammation of the fallopian tube
adenomyosis
growth of endometrium into the muscular portion of the uterus
cervicectomy
excision of the cervix
hymenotomy
incision of the hymen
salpingectomy
excision of a fallopian tube
mammoplasty
surgical repair of the breast-reconstruction after tumor
conization
the surgical removal of a cone-shaped area of the cervix. Used in the treatment for noninvasive cervical cancer
laparoscopy
visual exam. of tghe abdominal cavity-insert laparoscope through small incision near the unbilicus. used for tubal sterilization or to diagnose endometriosis.
endometrial ablation
a procedure to destroy or remove the endometrium by use of laser or thermal energy. Used to treat abnormal uterine bleeding
Hysterosalpingogram
x-ray image of the uterus and fallopian tubes
colposcope
instrument used for visual exam of the vagina and cervix
culdocentesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid from Douglas cul-de-sac.
leukorrhea
white discharge (from the vagina)
zygote
cell formed by the union of the sperm and the ovum
chorioamnionitis
inflammation of the chorion and amnion
abruptio placentae
premature separation of the placenta from the uterine wall
Omphalocele
herniation at the umbilicus (a part of the intestine protrudes through the abdominal wall at birth)
amnioscopy
visual exam of amniotic fluid and the fetus
vesicul/o
Cf - seminal vesicle
cervic/o
Cf - cervix
gynec/o
Cf- woman
amnion/o
Cf- amnion, amniotic fluid
cephal/o
Cf- head