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The Reproductive Systems - Quiz A

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Chapter 14

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  • 1
    Often referred to as male menopause, __________ is marked by the decrease of the male hormone testosterone.
    andropause
  • 2
    In abruptio __________ , the placenta separates from the uterine wall prematurely before the birth of the fetus.
    placentae
  • 3
    A/An __________ score is a scale of 1 to 10 to evaluate a newborn infant's physical status at 1 and 5 minutes after birth.
    Apgar
  • 4
    The condition known as __________ is the inflammation of the epididymis that is frequently caused by the spread of infection from the urethra or the bladder.
    epididymitis
  • 5
    A/An __________ is a knot of varicose veins in one side of the scrotum.
    varicocele
  • 6
    The absence of sperm in the semen is known as __________ .
    azoospermia
  • 7
    The __________ cord extends upward from the epididymis and is attached to each testicle.
    spermatic
  • 8
    Bacterial __________ is a condition in women in which there is an abnormal overgrowth of certain bacteria in the vagina.
    vaginosis
  • 9
    The sexually transmitted disease (STD) __________ can be detected through the Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) blood test before lesions appear.
    syphilis
  • 10
    The structures of the female external genitalia are collectively known as the __________ .
    vulva
  • 11
    The __________ is the tough membrane outer layer of the uterus.
    perimetrium
  • 12
    The term __________ describes the beginning of the menstrual function during puberty.
    menarche
  • 13
    A/An __________ is a physician who specializes in diagnosing, treating, and preventing disorders and diseases of children.
    pediatrician
  • 14
    The term __________ describes an accumulation of pus in the fallopian tube.
    pyosalpinx
  • 15
    Cervical __________ is the growth of abnormal cells in the cervix that can be detected by a Pap smear.
    dysplasia
  • 16
    A/An __________ is the surgical removal of uterine fibroids.
    uterine myomectomy
  • 17
    A profuse, whitish mucus discharge from the uterus and vagina is known as __________ .
    leukorrhea
  • 18
    Pruritus __________ is a condition characterized by severe itching of the external female genitalia.
    vulvae
  • 19
    An abnormal absence of menstrual periods for 3 or more months is known as __________ .
    amenorrhea
  • 20
    Excessive uterine bleeding at both the usual time of menstrual periods and at other irregular intervals is known as __________ .
    menometrorrhagia