Biology 80A-vocab - A-Dysmenorrhea (primary or functional,...

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Biology 80A Vocabulary for Physiology of Menstrual Cycle Adrenal glands Menarche Andrenarche Menopause Androgens Menses (Menstrual period, menstruation) Anterior pituitary gland Mittleschmerz Basal Body Temperature (BBT) Ovaries Cholesterol Ovulation Corpus albicans Ovum (egg cell, oocyte; plural of ovum is ova) Corpus luteum Oxytocin Cortisol Placenta Endometrium Posterior pituitary gland Estradiol Progesterone Estrogens Prolactin Fertilization Proliferative phase Follicular phase Prostaglandins FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) Spinbarkeit GnRH (Gonadotropin releasing hormone) Secondary sex characteristics HCG (Human chorionic gonadotropin) Secretory phase Hormone Testosterone Hypothalamus Thelarche LH (lutenizing hormone)
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Thymus gland Libido Thyroid gland Luteal phase Uterus Biology 80A Vocabulary for Disorders of the Menstrual Cycle
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Unformatted text preview: A-Dysmenorrhea (primary or functional, secondary) Dys-Endometrial biopsy Hyper-Endometriomas Hypo-Endometriosis Meno-Estrone Metro-Fibroids Myo-Functional ovarian cysts Oligo-Hirsutism-ectomy Hyperplasia-itis Hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian axis (HPO axis)-ology Hysterectomy-oscopy Hysteroscopy-osis Laparoscopy-otomy Leimyomata-plasia Menometrorrhagia-rhagia Microadenomas-rhea Oligomenorrhea Perimenopausal-stenosis Adenocarcinoma Peripheral fat Adenomyosis Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCO) Amenorrhea Pregnancy Anti-prostaglandins Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) Anovulatory Prolactin Cervical cancer Retrograde menstruation Cervical stenosis Submucosal Chocolate cysts Subserosal Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) Thyroid dysfunction...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course BIO 80A taught by Professor Zavanelli during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Santa Cruz.

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