Human Pregnancy Vocabulary


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Pregnancy is said to begin at this time.

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1. The first fetal movements felt by the mother are referred to by this term.

2. These irregular contractions of the uterus might make a woman think she's going into labor.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are plenty of medical terms to know when it comes to human gestation, and it can seem overwhelming. But you can assess your level of knowledge of them by answering this assessment's few quiz questions. The quiz questions deal with pregnancy, fetal movements, contractions of the uterus, and stages of gestation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will assess your current understanding of the following:

  • When pregnancy officially begins
  • The first fetal movements the mother feels
  • Irregular contractions of the uterus
  • Stage of developing baby at which point it can be born
  • Name of the time just before childbirth

Skills Practiced

This test will expand upon your skills in the following:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as the terms for when pregnancy begins, the first fetal movements a mother can feel, and irregular uterine contractions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the various stages involved in human gestation
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related human gestation medical terms lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of medical terms associated with human gestation to answer questions about stages of gestation as well as some specific occurrences during the process

Additional Learning

If you would like to delve deeper into this assessment's material, you can continue on to its accompanying lesson called Human Pregnancy Vocabulary. The lesson covers the following:

  • Human pregnancy trimesters
  • Braxton Hicks contractions
  • Phases in human gestation
  • Antepartum and postpartum periods