Pregnancy Dictionary from A to Z

Abdominal Pregnancy
The type of ectopic pregnancy in which the baby develops by sticking to the abdominal cavity outside the uterus.

Abortion
(Low, Abortion) Loss of pregnancy before 20 weeks, baby fall

Adhesion
Adhesions. They are the adhesions that develop between the surrounding tissues of the organs. Usually surgery develops in cases where tissue integrity is impaired as a result of infection or trauma.

Afp
(Alpha-fetaprotein) Protein produced in fetal liver and also detected in the mother’s blood. Plural pregnancy, fetal death, neural tup defect (opening in the spine), while the presence of openness (gastrosisis) in the fetal abdominal wall is higher than expected in the mother’s blood; Down syndrome is found to be lower than expected in the presence of trisomy 18.

Oh
(Assisted Hatching) It’s the term IVF. The protein on the outer part of the early embryo must be broken and cling to the fertilization bed. In IVF treatment, this protein is called haching, which assists the enbrion to help hold on to the uterus by drilling through chemical or mechanical means in the shell.

Albumin
(ALB) In the protein structure, the blood element is not normally found in the urine. Detection of albumin in urinalysis during pregnancy may be a sign of pregnancy poisoning called preeclampsia. Preeclampsia is popularly known as albumin disease.

Amenorrhea
Not being able to see menstruation

Amniocentesis
Sample the baby with a needle from the liquid contained in it; usually screening tests are performed to find out if the baby has Down syndrome when it comes to risky. However, it can be done in diagnosing other diseases and learning about the development of the baby lung.

Androgen
The general name of the male hormones.

Anembryonic Pregnancy
(water pregnancy – empty pregnancy) It is a condition in which the embryo (baby) does not occur in it even though the baby reaches a size in which the baby can be seen in the gestational sac seen in ultrasound. Although it is caused by genetic causes, it is usually not repetitive. If detected, it must be taken with abortion.

Anesthesia
The process, which makes the whole or part of the body insensitive to pain, is called anesthesia. General anesthesia is the disappearance of sensory functions with temporary loss of consciousness.

Anovulation
The fact that the ovulation didn’t happen, the egg didn’t crack.

Antenatal
Prenatal period, for example in the prenatal period: antenatal care, antenatal follow-up.

Antepartum Hemorraji
Prenatal bleeding

Antibody
The defense element in the protein structure developed by the body defense system against microbes or foreign perceptions- antibody

Areola
Pink – brown part surrounding the nipple in breast tissue

Vaccination
IUI – Intrauterine insemination, vaccination. The process of preparing sperm cells in an external environment (vaccination) injecting them into the uterus at ovulation time. The process of artificially giving sperm to the female uterus from the outside in the male reproductive cell.

Aspire
1- Inhalation or escape of a solid or liquid substance other than air to the airway 2- The removal of a substance that escapes to the airway by means of an aspirator device is removed and cleaning the airway

Azospermia
There’s no sperm cell in the male semen.

Amnion Liquid
Fluid in which the baby is located during pregnancy; popularly known as the baby’s water. It is protective against the blows from the external environment as necessary for the baby to move and develop comfortably.

Amniotic Pouch
A pouch-shaped structure that preserves the baby and its water during pregnancy.

Anencephali
Congenital head abnormalities where the brain tissue of the fetus does not develop

Engagement
Entering the pelvic grayer with the widest diameter of the fetal head; used as a head seat in the clinic. If the pelvic grayish has not passed, it is called ‘head less seated’. Although the first birth is the chief engagement in 38 weeks, it can be anjaje when the act of childbirth begins at later births.

Anomaly
Disfigurement caused by disruption in the development of part of the body

Apgar Scoring
When the baby was first born, it was the first time that the baby was born in the 1 and 5. is the scoring system used to determine the overall state per minute. Heart rate, respiratory, reflex response and skin color are rated. Indicates whether the baby is in good condition when it is born. Apgar 7-10 infants are normal.

Apnea
Temporary and involuntary cessation of breathing