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  1. androgen
    substance that stimulates the development of male characteristics, such as the hormones testosterone and androsterone
  2. corpus luteum cyst
    a small endocrine structure that develops within a ruptured ovarian follicle and secretes progesterone ans estrogen
  3. cystadenocarcinoma
    a malignant tumor that forms cysts
  4. cystadenoma
    a b9 adenoma containing cysts
  5. dermoid tumor
    b9 tumor comprised of hair, muscle, teeth and fat
  6. endometriosis
    a condition that occurs when funtioning endometrial tissue invades other sites outside the uterus
  7. estrogen
    female hormone prodiced by the ovary
  8. follicular cyst
    b9 cyst within the ovary that may occur and disappear on a cyclic basis
  9. functional cyst
    results from the normal function of the ovary
  10. Meig's syndrome
    b9 tumor of the ovary associated with ascites and plueral effusion
  11. musinous cystadenocarcinoma
    malignant tumor of the ovary with multilocular cysts
  12. mucinous cystadenoma
    b9 tumor of the ovary that contains thin walled multilocular cysts
  13. ovarian carcinoma
    malignant tumor of the ovary that may spread beyond the ovary and metastasize to other organs via the peritoneal channels
  14. ovarian torsion
    partial or complete rotation of the ovarian pedicle on its axis
  15. paraovarian cyst
    cystic structure that lies adjacent to the ovary
  16. polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)
    endocrine disorder associated with chronic anovulation
  17. pulsatility index (pi)
    peak-systolic velocity minus end-distolic velocity devided by the mean velocity
  18. resistive index (ri)
    peak systolic velocity minus the ind diastolic velocity divided by the peak systolic velocity
  19. serous cystadenocarcinoma
    most common type of ovarian carcinoma may be bilateral with multilocular cysts
  20. serous cystadenoma
    second most common b9 tumor of the ovary, unilocular of multilocular
  21. simple ovarian cyst
    smooth well defined cystic structure that is fulled completely with fluid
  22. surface epithelieal stromal tumors
    gynecologic tumors that arise from the surface epithelium and cover the ocary ans the underlying stroma
  23. theca lutein cysts
    multilocular cysts that occur in patients with hyperstimulation (hydatidiform mole and inferitility patients)
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