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  1. Output, cardiac Output, cardiac
    Output, cardiac: The amount of blood pumped by the heart per minute. The amount of blood put out by the left ventricle of the heart in one contraction is called the stroke volume. The stroke volume and the heart rate determine the cardiac output. A normal adult heart can easily pump 5 quarts (4.7 li...
  2. Ova Ova
    Ova: Plural form of ovum....
  3. Ovarian Ovarian
    Ovarian: Of or pertaining to the ovary....
  4. Ovarian cancer Ovarian cancer
    Ovarian cancer: Cancer of the ovary, the egg sac of females. The anatomic location of the ovaries: Most ovarian growths (tumors) in women under age 30 are benign, fluid- filled cysts. These cysts are not cancerous. There are several types of ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer that begins on the surfac...
  5. Ovarian cancer gene BRCA2 Ovarian cancer gene BRCA2
    Ovarian cancer gene BRCA2: Ovarian cancer due to mutation of the BRCA2 gene. Mutation of this gene also predisposes to breast cancer and early-onset prostate cancer. See: BRCA2....
  6. Ovarian cancer test CA 125 Ovarian cancer test CA 125
    Ovarian cancer test CA 125: See: CA 125....
  7. Ovarian cyst Ovarian cyst
    Ovarian cyst: A fluid-filled sac in the ovary. The most common type of ovarian cyst is called a follicular cyst. It results from the growth of a follicle. A follicle is the fluid-filled cyst that contains an egg. In some cycles, this follicle grows larger that normal and does not rupture to release...
  8. Ovarian pregnancy Ovarian pregnancy
    Ovarian pregnancy: An abnormal pregnancy that takes place within the ovary itself due to the development of a fertilized ovum still lodged within an ovarian follicle. This event occurs following anovular menstruation (menstruation without ovulation). The egg that remains in the ovary usually just di...
  9. Ovarian remnant syndrome Ovarian remnant syndrome
    Ovarian remnant syndrome: Pelvic pain due to leftover ovarian tissue after removal of the ovaries and fallopian tubes. Ovarian remnant syndrome can cause cyclic pain and pressure on the vagina, rectum, bladder, and ureter. The ovarian remnants may be removable with laparoscopy. A qualified gynecolog...
  10. Ovarian teratoma Ovarian teratoma
    Ovarian teratoma: Also called a dermoid cyst of the ovary, this is a bizarre tumor, usually benign, in the ovary that typically contains a diversity of tissues including hair, teeth, bone, thyroid, etc. A dermoid cyst develops from a totipotential germ cell (a primary oocyte) that is retained w...
  11. Ovariectomy Ovariectomy
    Ovariectomy: The removal of one or both ovaries. Also called an oophorectomy....
  12. Ovary Ovary
    Ovary: The female gonad, the ovary is one of a pair of reproductive glands in women. They are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus. Each ovary is about the size and shape of an almond. The ovaries produce eggs (ova) and female hormones. During each monthly menstrual cycle, an eg...
  13. Ovary cyst, follicular Ovary cyst, follicular
    Ovary cyst, follicular: A fluid-filled sac in the ovary, the most common type of ovarian cyst. It results from the growth of a follicle. A follicle is the fluid-filled cyst that contains an egg. In some cycles, this follicle grows larger that normal and does not rupture to release the egg. Normally...
  14. Ovary, dermoid cyst of the Ovary, dermoid cyst of the
    Ovary, dermoid cyst of the: A bizarre tumor, usually benign, in the ovary that typically contains a diversity of tissues including hair, teeth, bone, thyroid, etc. A dermoid cyst develops from a totipotential germ cell (a primary oocyte) that is retained within the egg sac (ovary). Being totipo...
  15. Ovary, polycystic Ovary, polycystic
    Ovary, polycystic: See: Polycystic ovary syndrome....