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A test in which sound waves (called ultrasound) are bounced off tissues and the echoes are converted into a picture (sonogram).
A test in which sound waves are used to examine internal structures. During pregnancy, it can be used to examine the fetus.
A genus of bacteria found in the human genitourinary tract, occasionally in the pharynx and rectum. In males, they are associated with nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) and prostatitis; in females, with genitourinary tract infections and reproductive failure.
The tubes that carry urine from each kidney to the bladder.
Inflammation of the urethra. STDs, if they are symptomatic, often cause urethritis.
doctor who specializes in the physiology and pathology of the urinary and genital functions of the body
The small, hollow pear-shaped organ in a woman's pelvis. This is the organ in which an unborn child develops. Also called the womb.