Body Mass Index (BMI): A value which indicates overweight or underweight and is calculated by dividing body weight (Kgs) by square of height (metres).
Catheter: A flexible tube inserted into the cavities, to remove fluid.
Endometrial cavity: Cavity lined by mucus membrane within the uterus
Endometriosis: A painful condition due to the protrusion of endometrial tissue outside the womb.
Endometritis: An inflammation of the endometrial lining due to infection.
Enema: A process of injecting liquid or gas into the rectum to clear the digestive tract contents.
Implantation: The process of attachment of fertilized egg to the wall of the womb.
Incision: A surgical cut which is made on the skin.
Insemination: Insemination is the process of introducing sperm into a female’s uterus for achieving pregnancy through in vivo fertilization.
Intrauterine cavity: Cavity in the uterus where the baby develops.
Miscarriage: A spontaneous expulsion of the underdeveloped fetus from the womb.
Ovulation: The process of release of the egg.
Salpingitis: An inflammation of the fallopian tubes due to infection.
Speculum: A metal instrument to dilate the canals or orifices for inspection.
Tenaculum: A sharp hook-shaped instrument for picking up small tissues.