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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