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The premature termination of pregnancy. It can be classified as complete, elective, habitual or recurrent, incomplete, or threatened.
Separation of the placenta from its uterine attachment between the 20th week of pregnancy and childbirth.
The result of an over production of the growth hormone, causing the over growth of the terminal parts of the skeletal system after epiphysial fusion.
The result of direct extension which causes the presence of endometrial tissue within myometrium.
Uterine appendages. These include the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and associated ligaments.
An increase in the number of cells of the adrenal cortex. This occurs bilaterally and results in excessive excretion of ketosteroids with signs of virilization.
Absence or ending of menstruation. Classified as post-pill, primary, psychogenic, or secondary.
The removal of a sample of amniotic fluid for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes.
The fluid confined by the amnion.
A syndrome of androgen insensitivity characterized by primary amenorrhea, a female phenotype, testes instead of ovaries, the absence of a uterus, and a male genotype.
Periodic uterine bleeding with no ovulation.
Before labor or delivery.
The physical assessment of the newborn that takes place at one and five minutes after birth.
Uncommon ovarian neoplasm that causes amenorrhea, defeminization, and virilization.
Artificial reproductive technologies which includes Artificial Insemination, Zygote IntraFallopian Transfer, Gamete IntraFallopian Transfer, In Vitro Fertilization-Egg Transfer and Egg Donation.
An abnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
Loss of uterine muscular tonicity, which may cause the failure of progress of labor or postpartum hemorrhage.
Temperature reading at rest which is used in the detection of ovulation.
The most common germ-cell tumor which contains elements of all three germ layers.
A graph showing basal body temperature rise in the luteal phase of 0.4 to 1° F higher than that of follicular phase, indicating ovulation.
The circulation the fetus uses to exchange nutrients and waste-products with the mother.
Breakthrough bleeding: Non-organic endometrial bleeding that occurs while using oral contraceptives.
A method of delivering the fetus through an incision in the uterine wall.
A syndrome following pregnancy, which causes persistent lactation, amenorrhea, low pituitary FSH, elevated prolactin, and uterine atrophy.
Irregular brownish patches varying in size and appearing on the face during pregnancy and sometimes while using oral contraceptives.
Inflammation of the fetal membranes.
A malignant tumor consisting of sheets of cellular and syncytial trophoblast.
The syndrome of endocrine, somatic, and psychic changes occurring at the termination of the reproductive period in woman.
Synthetic, non-steroidal compound that stimulates the maturation of follicles, causing ovulation.
An oral anti-estrogen that initiates FSH and LH release from the pituitary.
Withdrawal of penis during coitus before ejaculation.
Tabulation of various types of cells observed in a pap smear test.
Examination of the vagina and cervix by an instrument that provides magnification.
A benign cauliflower-like growth on the genitalia.
A cone of cervical tissue removed for pathologic examination.
The means of preventing conception.
Hormonal: Contraception by means of estrogen, progestational agents or both.
Visual examination of the female pelvic viscera by means of an endoscope.
A synthetic testosterone derivative that prevents ovulation.
The opening of the cervix.
The availability of two sterile set-ups for both vaginal and abdominal operations.
Solid germ-cell tumor of the ovary.
Neoplasm caused by defective embryonal development.
Difficult or painful intercourse.
Abnormal or difficult labor.
A form of pregnancy-induced hypertension.
Taking up, or shortening, of the cervix.
Using endometrial tissue for diagnostic purposes.
The presence of endometrial implants outside the intrauterine location.
Instrumental visualization of the interior of a hollow viscus.
Incision of the perineum to facilitate delivery and prevent laceration.
Exogenous administration of estrogen employed to fix a deficiency or absence of the natural hormone.
Removal of all the pelvic viscera
The microscopic pattern of dried cervical mucus, resulting from the use of estrogen.
Sexual disinterest, unresponsiveness, or aversion.
A physiologic cyst arising from the graafian follicle or the corpus luteum.
Hormone-producing ovarian neoplasm.
Uterine contractions that are strongest at the top of the uterus and weakest in the lower uterine segment.
Spontaneous flow of breast milk in the absence of a recent pregnancy.
Defective development of the gonads.
A feminizing, ovarian tumor that produces estrogen.
A pregnant woman.
The pregnant state, or the total number of pregnancies a woman has had.
A symptom characterized by transient hot sensations. They are frequently followed by sweats and are associated with cessation.
A preparation isolated from the urine of menopausal women that consists primarily of Gonad-stimulating anterior pituitary hormone.
A pathologic condition of pregnancy characterized by hydropic degeneration of the chorionic villi and variable degrees of trophoblastic proliferation.
A condition of subnormal estrogen production, which causes a failure in the development of estrogen-dependent tissues.
Subnormal production of hormones by the gonads.
The removal of the uterine corpus and cervix
Endoscopic visualization of the endometrial cavity.
Surgical incision of the wall of the uterus.
Inability to achieve or sustain penile erection.
Inability to achieve pregnancy within a reasonable period of time, often considered to be one year.
Uterine bleeding occurring between regular menstrual periods.
The space the placenta in which the exchange of materials between the fetal and maternal circulations occurs.
A mechanical device inserted into the uterine cavity for contraception.
Introduction of the penis into the vagina.
The process of delivering a baby, which can be induced or stimulated.
The production of milk through the actions of prolactin and other hormones.
White lesions of the vulva.
Sexual desire or urge.
The primary support of the uterus.
Surgical interruption of the continuity of the fallopian tubes which causes permanent contraception.
Last menstrual period.
Last normal menstrual period.
Swelling of the breast.
Sexual stimulation by manipulation of the genitals.
The condition of a fetus weighing 2,500 grams or more.
Permanent cessation of the menses caused by ovarian failure.
Excessive uterine bleeding in amount and duration of flow occurring at regular intervals.
Uterine bleeding occurring at times other than the expected menstrual periods, which is usually not excessive.
The secretion of the cervical mucous glandswhich is influenced by estrogen and progesterone.
The first 28 days of life.
Menstrual bleeding every 24-32 days, lasting 3-7 days, 80% of blood loss occurs in first two days.
Menstruation that is not frequent
The peak of sexual excitement.
Achievement of ovulation by the use of medications.
Smear of exfoliated cells, which is used in the early detection of cancer or the evaluation of the hormonal status.
The number of pregnancies of a particular woman in which the fetus is viable.
The sling for the pelvic structures located at the level of the pelvic outlet.
An infection of the pelvic viscera.
The combination of fetal and neonatal periods, considered to begin after 20 weeks' gestation and to end 28 days after birth.
The pelvic floor and associated structures occupying the pelvic outlet.
A device placed in the vagina to support the uterus.
Previous menstrual period.
Air is present in the peritoneal cavity.
Frequent but regular episodes of uterine bleeding, at intervals of 21 days or less.
Bleeding from the uterus, cervix, or vagina that occurs after the menopause.
After delivery, or childbirth.
Occurring after delivery.
A specific hypertensive disorder of pregnancy which occurs after the 20th week of pregnancy.
A pregnancy outside the usual locations in the corpus uteri.
A baby that is born prior to 37 weeks of gestation.
The relationship of the long axis of the fetus to the long axis of the mother, which is classified as longitudinal or transverse.
The portion of the fetus that is felt through the cervix on vaginal examination, and determines presentation.
A woman who is pregnant for the first time.
The signs and symptoms of pregnancy occur, even though no contraception has taken place.
The period of time between the beginning of the development of secondary sexual characteristics and the completion of somatic growth.
The sexual development and menstrual bleeding before ten years of age.
The time it takes the reproductive tract returns to its normal condition after delivery.
The first time a mother can feel fetus movement, which is usually around the 20th week of gestation.
Surgical removal of a segment of fallopian causing permanent contraception.
Practice of contraception which avoids periods in which ovulation is likely.
Viral disease that may cause fetal malformation if contracted during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Surgical removal of the fallopian tube.
Surgical removal of a fallopian tube and ovary.
The physical and emotional changes in the pubertal girl.
A test for infertility in which cervical mucus is examined for quality and presence or absence of infection.
A fetus whose size is smaller than expected for gestational age.
The use of high-frequency sound waves to detect the presence of normal and abnormal pregnancies and pelvic tumors.
Absolute inability to procreate.
Streaks or lines seen on the abdominal skin of a woman who is pregnant.
The use of ovulation induction agents to purposefully ovulate more than the usual time of once per month.
A condition often characterized by sweating and nausea.
A factor that causes physical defects in the developing embryo.
Three periods of three months used to identify the stages of pregnancy.
The enlarged sebaceous glands of the areolae of the mammary glands during late pregnancy and lactation.
Protrusion of the urethra through the anterior wall.
Abnormal testicular vascular which causes decreased sperm quality.
Surgical interruption of the vas deferens for permanent contraception in men.
Masculine traits in the female.
Uterine bleeding following the interruption of hormonal support of the endometrium.