The Reproductive Systems - Quiz B

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1

Which term describes a serious complication of pregnancy characterized by convulsions and sometimes coma?

eclampsia

2

Which term describes a woman who has never borne a viable child?

nullipara

3

Which structures are the long, narrow continuations of each epididymis?

vas deferens

4

Which condition is a narrowing of the opening of the foreskin so it cannot be retracted to expose the glans penis?

phimosis

5

Which condition is the abnormal implantation of the placenta in the lower portion of the uterus?

placenta previa

6

Which term describes the transition phase between having regular menstrual periods and no periods at all?

perimenopause

7

Which term means tearing or laceration of the vaginal wall?

colporrhexis

8

Which term describes the structure that allows the exchange of nutrients and waste products between the mother and child?

placenta

9

Which of these conditions is a yeast infection?

candidiasis

10

Which structure(s) catches the mature egg as it leaves the ovary?

fimbriae

11

Which condition is an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining of the cervix?

endocervicitis

12

Which condition is severe itching of the external female genitalia?

pruritus vulvae

13

During delivery, which term describes the appearance of the baby's head at the vaginal orifice?

crowning

14

Which term describes the condition of having the presence of blood in the seminal fluid?

hemospermia

15

Which condition is pain caused by uterine cramps during a menstrual period?

dysmenorrhea

16

Which condition is the congenital absence of one or both testicles?

anorchism

17

Which term means an accumulation of pus in a fallopian tube?

pyosalpinx

18

Which of these highly contagious sexually transmitted diseases is caused by a virus?

genital herpes

19

From implantation through the 8th week of pregnancy, what term is used to describe the developing child in the uterus?

embryo

20

Which structure is an organ of sensitive, erectile tissue in the female?

clitoris