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Flashcards - Contraception and Family Planning

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surgical abortion
Abortion is the ending of pregnancy by removing a fetus or embryo before it can survive outside the uterus
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miscarriage
Miscarriage, also known as spontaneous abortion and pregnancy loss, is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before it is able to survive independently
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medical abortion
A medical abortion is a type of non-surgical abortion in which abortifacient pharmaceutical drugs are used to induce abortion
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Ninth Amendment
The Ninth Amendment to the United States Constitution addresses rights, retained by the people, that are not specifically enumerated in the Constitution
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vasoepididymostomy
Vasoepididymostomy or epididymovasostomy is a surgery by which vasectomies are reversed
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vasectomy
Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilization or permanent contraception
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ovulation
Ovulation is the release of egg from the ovaries
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Hormonal Forms of Contraception
Hormonal contraception refers to birth control methods that act on the endocrine system
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diaphragm
In human anatomy, the thoracic diaphragm, or simply the diaphragm , is a sheet of internal skeletal muscle that extends across the bottom of the thoracic cavity
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cervix
The cervix or cervix uteri is the lower part of the uterus in the human female reproductive system
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epididymis
The epididymis is a tube that connects a testicle to a vas deferens in the male reproductive system
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ovaries
The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs in the female as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system
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ovaries
The ovary is an ovum-producing reproductive organ, often found in pairs in the female as part of the vertebrate female reproductive system
epididymis
The epididymis is a tube that connects a testicle to a vas deferens in the male reproductive system
cervix
The cervix or cervix uteri is the lower part of the uterus in the human female reproductive system
diaphragm
In human anatomy, the thoracic diaphragm, or simply the diaphragm , is a sheet of internal skeletal muscle that extends across the bottom of the thoracic cavity
Hormonal Forms of Contraception
Hormonal contraception refers to birth control methods that act on the endocrine system
ovulation
Ovulation is the release of egg from the ovaries
vasectomy
Vasectomy is a surgical procedure for male sterilization or permanent contraception
vasoepididymostomy
Vasoepididymostomy or epididymovasostomy is a surgery by which vasectomies are reversed
Ninth Amendment
The Ninth Amendment to the United States Constitution addresses rights, retained by the people, that are not specifically enumerated in the Constitution
medical abortion
A medical abortion is a type of non-surgical abortion in which abortifacient pharmaceutical drugs are used to induce abortion
miscarriage
Miscarriage, also known as spontaneous abortion and pregnancy loss, is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before it is able to survive independently
surgical abortion
Abortion is the ending of pregnancy by removing a fetus or embryo before it can survive outside the uterus
folic acid
Folic acid, another form of which is known as folate, is one of the B vitamins
ectopic pregnancy
Ectopic pregnancy, also known as eccyesis or tubal pregnancy, is a complication of pregnancy in which the embryo attaches outside the uterus
Fourteenth Amendment
The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments
fetal alcohol syndrome
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders are a group of conditions that can occur in a person whose mother drank alcohol during pregnancy
biological clock
A circadian rhythm is any biological process that displays an endogenous, entrainable oscillation of about 24 hours
sterilization
Sterilization referring to any process that eliminates or kills all forms of life and other biological agents , including transmissible agents present in a specified region, such as a surface, a volume of fluid, medication, or in a compound such as biological culture media
tubal clamp
Tubal ligation or tubectomy is a surgical procedure for sterilization in which a woman's fallopian tubes are clamped and blocked or severed and sealed, either of which prevents eggs from reaching the uterus for implantation
barrier methods of contraception
Birth control, also known as contraception and fertility control, is a method or device used to prevent pregnancy
conception
Concepción , in full Concepción de la Madre Santísima de la Luz , is a Chilean city and commune belonging to the metropolitan area of Greater Concepción, it is one of the largest urban conurbations of Chile
STDs
Sexually transmitted infections , also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases and venereal diseases , are infections that are commonly spread by sex, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex
Birth Control Pills
The combined oral contraceptive pill , often referred to as the birth control pill or colloquially as "the pill", is a birth control method that includes a combination of an estrogen and a progestogen
Hormones
A hormone is any member of a class of signaling molecules produced by glands in multicellular organisms that are transported by the circulatory system to target distant organs to regulate physiology and behaviour

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