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What is a common contraindication for using any type of medical contraceptive. breast cancer The term best defines the interval between menses and ovulation. postmenstrual phase What is the presence of single or multiple fluid-filled cystes that are palpable in the breast known as? fibrocystic breast disease What are the female external genitalia collectively referred to as? vulva What is a herniation or downward protrusion of the urinary bladder trhough the vaginal wall called? cystocele What is the absence of menstrual flow known as? amenorrhea What does the ovulatory phase begin with? rupture of the graafian follicle What is painful menstruation flow known as? dysmenorrhea Select the term that best describes uterine bleeding that occurs at times other than the menstrual period. metrorrhagia What is surgical sterilization of the female called? tubal ligation Which statement is not a contraindication for taking oral contraceptives. history of breast cancer Select the term that mean menopause. climacteric What is white or yellwish discharge from the vagina known as? corpus luteum Select the term that best describes uterine tissue in an abnormal location. endometriosis Select the term that best describes abnormally long or very heavy menstrual flow. metrorrhagia From the list below, identify the name of the physician who specializes in the medical specialty that deals with disease and disorder of the female reproductive system. gynecologist Which of the following term describes the inability to hold rine when the bladder is stressed by sneezing,coughing,laughing,and lifting. stress continance Identify the term that best describes process of collecting a tissue sample from the endocervix and exocervix with a sampling device that is placed directly into a liquid fixative instead of being spread onto a glass slide. liquid-based Pap Select the term that means herniation or downward protrusion of the rinary bladder through the wall of the vagina. vesicocele Which of the terms means the entrance or outlet of any body cavity? orifice Which of the following terms means abnormally light or infrequent menstruation? oligomenorrhea continued chpter 16&17