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1. The term "ectopic pregnancy" refers to a "false" pregnancy an abnormally long pregnancy an embryo growing outside the uterus2. Which of the following is not part of the process of conception? fertilization fragmentation implantation3. The diaphragm prevents conception by preventing the egg from moving through the Fallopian tube preventing sperm from being deposited inside the vagina preventing the sperm from moving into the uterus4. The term "fetus" is used for the developing unborn child in the first three months after conception in the second three months after conception in the last six months before birth5. For a woman giving birth for the first time, the first stage of labor lasts, on the average, 16 hours 8 hours 4 hours6. Which percentage of pregnancies end in spontaneous abortions or miscarriages in the first six months? ca. 10 % ca. 25% ca. 50%7. From the second to the third day of its growth, the fertilized egg cell is called blastocyst zygote oocyte8. In the course of her life, a woman may produce the following number of eggs: 200 400 40009. The period in which a mature egg can be fertilized by a sperm is one week ca. 72 hours less than 24 hours10. Even under optimal conditions, only the following percentage of ejaculated sperm cells succeed in entering the uterus: 25% 10% 1%11. After she has given birth, the woman expels a so-called "afterbirth" from her vagina. It is the rest of the Graafian follicle corpus luteum placenta12. Which of the following is not a truly reliable sign of pregnancy? Considerable enlargement of the abdomen Several missing periods Heartbeat of the fetus heard through the stethoscope13. The modern movement for conscious, easier childbirth owes much to Dr. F. Lemaitre Dr. G. Dick-Read Dr. F. Leboyer14. The term "episiotomy" refers to a pregnancy outside the uterus an incision made in order to avoid a tear in the vaginal opening the incision made as part of a "Caesarean section"15. Doctors today distinguish between the following kinds of signs indicating pregnancy: presumptive signs, probable signs, reliable signs probable signs, reliable signs, certain signs suspicious signs, presumptive signs, reliable signs16. As a rule, a pregnant woman will give birth 280 days (40 weeks) after the first day of her last menstruation 280 days (40 weeks) after the first missed menstruation 280 days (40 weeks) after the coitus that led to her pregnancy.17. Following childbirth, many women experience a period characterized by a burst of energy an increased sexual appetite a depressed mood18. The term "breech presentation" refers to a birth in which the baby's head emerges first the baby's hands emerge first the baby's feet or buttocks emerge first19. The watery fluid produced by the mother's breasts immediately after birth is called collosseum collateral colostrum20. The volume of semen discharged in one ejaculation is usually ca. a teaspoon full ca. a soup spoon full ca. more than a soup spoon full21. The man's chromosomes are carried in the tail of the sperm cell the head of the sperm cell in both the tail and the head of the sperm cell22. During his fertile years, a man's gonads (testicles) every day produce the following number of sperm cells: several thousand several hundred thousand several million23. During her fertile years, a woman's gonads (ovaries) every month produce the following number of egg cells: 100 10 124. The morula grows into blastocyst in ca. 1 day 3 days 1 week25. The process of implantation takes ca. 1 day 3 days 1 week26. Modern methods of childbirth were developed by Frédéric Leboyer Gregory Pincus Grantley Dick-Read27. The contraceptive pill was developed thanks to the research of Fernand Lamaze Robert Bradley Carl Djerassi28. Abortions performed in developed countries represent the following percentage of the world-wide total ca. 10% ca. 20% ca. 40%29. Pregnancy control was advocated by Antonius van Leeuvenhoek Ignaz Semmelweis Margaret Sanger30. A right to abortion was advocated by John Rock Susan B. Anthony Helene Stöcker31. A live sperm cell was first seen under a microscope in the 17th century in the 18th century in the 19th century 32. "Gräfenberg ring" is the name for a hormonal contraceptive a special form of contraceptive diaphragm an intra-uterine device (IUD)33. A US Supreme Court decision gave American women legal access to abortion in 1923 1953 1973 34. The contraceptive pill became generally available in the 1920s 1960s 1980s35. The Pearl index measures the failure rate of contraceptive methods the failure rate of artificial insemination the success rate of infertility treatments36. Who of the following was not a pioneer of modern childbirth? Thomas Malthus Fernand Lamaze Anthony Comstock37. The term "post partum depression" refers to a permanent depression related to infertility a temporary depression after childbirth a temporary depression after an abortion38. World wide, the number of abortions per year is around 15 million 25 million 45 million39. The term "in vitro fertilization" refers to fertilization inside the Fallopian tube fertilization inside the uterus fertilization inside a glass dish40. Which of the following can be considered a reliable sign of pregnancy? missing the regular menstrual period nausea (morning sickness) heartbeat of the fetus41. The term "Rh factor" refers to the risk of developing rheumatic fever during pregnancy the success rate of the "rhythm method" of contraception an antigen present in the blood of most people 42. A fetus may survive a premature delivery after 4 months 5 months 6 months43. For an unassisted fertilization to occur, the number of sperm in one ejaculation must be at least 1 million 10 million 200 million44. The term "toxemia" refers to a medical procedure used in determining fertility a disease of pregnancy a substance contained in contraceptive pills45. The percentage of pregnancies ending in spontaneous abortions or miscarriages is around 10% 15% 25%46. As ancient Greek authors report, in their culture the following was considered helpful in limiting populations: infanticide (killing the newborn) exposure of newborns to the elements encouraging homosexuality47. On the average, of fertile women having regular vaginal intercourse without using contraception, the following percentage will get pregnant within a year: 55 % 85% 95%48. Ignaz Semmelweis was a biologist who discovered the human egg cell a physician who improved the safety of childbirth a biochemist who contributed to the development of the contraceptive pill49. Immediately after birth the mother's breasts produce milk a small amount of blood, indicating that she must wait a few hours before nursing her baby a watery substance helping to immunize the baby50. The term "episiotomy" refers to a medical test to determine the health of the fetus a form of sterilization an incision designed to facilitate the birth of a baby51. The length of a sperm cell is ca. one half the diameter of an egg cell one third the diameter of an egg cell equal to the diameter of an egg cell52. The number of mature egg cells normally produced by a woman's ovaries is 10 per month 5 per month 1 per month53. Carl Ernst von Baer developed one of the first intra-uterine devices (IUDs) discovered the human sperm cell discovered the human egg cell54. A normal human pregnancy lasts ca. 35 weeks 40 weeks 45 weeks55. The three stages of conception are (in sequence): fertilization, insemination, implantation segmentation, fertilization, implantation fertilization, segmentation, implantation56. After birth, the uterus shrinks back to its previous size. This takes ca. 6 days 6 weeks 6 months58. An expectant mother can usually feel the movements of the growing fetus inside her shortly after the 8th week of pregnancy the12th week of pregnancy the 16th week of pregnancy 59. The scientific term for potential births is fertility fecundity freedonia60. The term "gamete" means a medical instrument used in artificial insemination the fertilized egg a female or male reproductive cell (egg and sperm)
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