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Reproductive system chap 10


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Reproductive system chap 10

  1. 1. REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM Yelisa Alcantara Biology 120 Terminology for Medical Careers
  2. 2. Endometrium  It is the uterine lining. Every month the endometrium’s tissue is shed due to normal hormonal changes of the menstrual period.”In a normal pregnancy the fertilized ovum implants in the endometrium, which can then provide nourishment and protection for the developing baby”.
  3. 3. Endometrium
  4. 4. Endometrium  Endometrial Cancer-Is cancer of the endometrial lining of the uterus.  Fibroid Tumor- Is a benign tumor or growth. Even though fibroid tumors can be found in the myometrium and in the perimetrium, it can also be found in the endometrium. Fibroid tumors in the uterus are the most common tumors in women.  Endometriosis-Abnormal condition of the endometrium. Where small fragments of the endometrium migrate around the pelvic area.  Endometrial biopsy-Is taking a sample of endometrium tissue to be examined for any abnormalities .Abbreviation of this procedure is EMB. Pathology Diagnostic Procedure
  5. 5. Total abdominal hysterectomy- bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy  Abbreviated TAH-BSO  Is the removal of the entire uterus, cervix , both ovaries and both fallopian tubes.
  6. 6. Total abdominal hysterectomy- bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy Source:
  7. 7. Gynecologist  Gynecologist: Is a doctor that specializes in treating diseases of the female reproductive organs. The word "gynecologist" comes from the Greek gyno, gynaikos meaning woman + logia meaning study, so a gynecologist is literally a student of women, a women's doctor.
  8. 8. Assignment  10A-Select 3 statements. Complete the statements and report on it.  Question 7: The inner lining of the uterus is called the endometrium.  Question 10:One of the longest terms used in medical terminology refers to the removal of the uterus, cervix, ovaries, and fallopian tubes.This term is Total abdominal hysterectomy-bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.  Question 2:A physician who specializes in the treatment of women is called a(n)Gynecologist.
  9. 9. Sources  Book: Fremgen, F. Bonnie,Frucht,S.Suzanne.Medical Terminology: A living Language.New Jersey :Pearson Education,Inc.2009.Print  Web: Andrew ,Jeff.”Endometrial Biopsy” 2008 