Uterine anatomy
Myths of the Uterus
Menstruation
Hysterectomy
Wild Card
100
Where is the uterus located in the body?
What is in a woman's pelvis between the bladder and the rectum?
100
What did Hippocrates believe was true about menstruation?
What is fermentation in the blood.
100
What does the Latin root word of Menstruation mean?
What is monthly
100
What are the three procedures to have a hysterectomy?
What is through the abdominals, vaginal, or laparoscopically.
100
What is the definition of menarche?
What is the first of menstrual cycle
200
What is the main purpose of the uterus?
What is the uterus accepts the implantation of the fertilized ovum.
200
What was Hippocrates forbidden to dissect?
What is a woman's body.
200
What estrogen is produced to grow the uterine glands?
What is progesterone.
200
What percentage of hysterectomies are performed to treat cervical, ovarian, or endometrial cancer?
What is 10%
200
Women who experience pain during periods may have a higher concentration of what in their blood?
What is prostaglandins.
300
What are the main parts of the uterus?
What is the fundus, the cervix, and the fallopian tubes.
300
What Italian artist and scientist understood the uterus?
What is Leonardo da Vinci
300
What is the menstrual phase?
What is when the endometrial wall is shed and bleeding occurs
300
What are the common symptoms of fibroid tumors?
What pain or heavy bleeding.
300
What does the spiral arterioles supply the fetus?
What is blood.
400
Name the three layers of tissue in the uterus?
What is permetrium (outer), myometrium (middle), and the endometrium (inner layer).
400
What is the "milk vein" theory?
What is a misconception that a vein extended from the uterus to the breast which transferred blood from the pregnant uterus; turning into milk for the infant.
400
What is Margie Proflet's theory on menstruation?
What is menstruation is a defense mechanism to ward off dangerous pathogens carried by sperm.
400
Why did Hope Phillips, Natalie Angier's character in chapter 5, have a hysterectomy?
What is a fibroid tumor.
400
What causes the spiral arterioles to constrict?
What is progesterone
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