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amnio
amnion
cervico
neck; cervix uteri
chorio
chorion
colpo; vagino
vagina
cryo
cold
crypto
hidden
epididymo
epididymis
feto
fetus
gentio
organs of reproduction
gyneco
female
hystero; utero
uterus
laparo
abdominal wall
meno
month
metro
measure, uterine tissue
nato
birth
oo
egg (ovum)
obstetro
midwife
oophoro, ovario
ovary
orchio, orchido
testo, testiculo
testicle
paro
bearing offspring
peno
penis
perineo
perineum
prostato
prostate
salpingo
uterine tube
scroto
scrotum
semino
semen
spermo, spermato
spermatozoa
sympto
symptom
thermo
heat
vaso
vessel; ductus vas deferens
varico
varicose vein
vulvo
vulva
ante-, pre-
before
contra-
against
ecto-
situated on or outside
multi-
many
neo-
new
nulli-
none
post-
after; behind
primi-
first
pseudo-
false
quadri-
four
-an
pertaining to
-blast
embryonic or early form
-cidal
killing
-cyesis
pregnancy
-genesis
origin or beginning
-gravida
pregnant female
-para
woman who has given birth
-plasia
formation or development
-therapy
treatment
What is menarche?
onset of menstruation
What are the ovaries?
the primary reproductive structure of females; produce ova and hormones
What is the uterus?
a muscular organ that prepares to recieve and nurture the fertilized ovum
cervix uteri
lower and narrower part of uterus that has outlet
vagina
commonly called the birth canal
What is the mons pubis?
a pad of fatty tissue and thick skin that overlies the pubis symphisis
clitoris
a small mass of erictile tissue and nerves that has similarities to the male penis
labia majora
largest of a pair of skin folds that protect the vaginal opening
What is the labia minora?
smallest of a pair of skin folds that protect the vaginal opening
perineum
the area between the vaginal opening or testicles and the anus
fundus, body, cervix
parts of the uterus
perimetrium
membrane that surrounds the uterus
What is the myometrium?
thick, muscular wall of the uterus
endometrium
the mucous membrane that lines the uterus