Sexual Dictionary - letter G
secretion of breast milk in women who are not breastfeeding an infant. Men can
have galactorrhea, too, but it is less common. Common causes are :
- hormone imbalance
- tumors (usually benign), especially tumors of the
a reproductive cell - eggs in woman and
spermatozoa in man. Each gamete is
haploid - has 23 (one half) of the total
chromosomes needed for each new human being. When two
gametes of the opposite sex will combine during
fertilization will result a
zygote containing a full complement of chromosomes of
anatomical structure round or prolonged shaped, found on lymphatic vessel containing a
collection of many neurons surrounded by a capsule.
a group of bacteria which can be found in the vagina, most common Gardnerella
Vaginalis and Gardneralla mobiluncus. Their uncontrolled growth due to changes
in the normal
pH lead to vaginal
a way to describe people. Some of these ways are male - female, man - woman, or
boy - girl.
A person's gender is decided during
fertilization. A man's
spermatozoon determines what the
gender of a
fetus will be.
a unit of
heredity located on a
having to do with the genes. Hereditary.
having to do with
- Genital herpes
a highly contagious
infection caused by
herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV - 2) that is usually
transmitted by unprotected sexual contact. It is characterized by recurrent attacks of painful
eruptions (outbreaks) on the skin and mucous membranes of the
- Genital warts
wart-like sore or lesion typically found on the skin or mucous membranes of the
anogenital area. It is caused by the
Human Papilloma virus transmitted through
unprotected sexual contact. Infection with HPV is most often present along with
the sex organs on the outside of the body, sometimes called "private parts".
A woman's genitals are her
clitoris. A man's genitals are his
- Genital organ
any of the organs of reproduction or generation, including, in the female,
the vulva, clitoris, ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, and vagina, and in the
male, the penis, scrotum, testes, epididymides, deferent ducts, seminal vesicles,
prostate, and bulbourethral glands.
- Genitourinary system
a disease-causing microorganism.
the period of development within the uterus from
The period of gestation vary from a species to another - about 270 days in humans, 60 days
in cats, 150 days in sheep, 620 days in elephants.
abnormal growth of the body due to an excessive amount of
growth hormone produced by
inflammation of the gums.
an organ that releases a chemical.
Endocrine glands are ductless and secrete
directly into the bloodstream.
Exocrine glands secrete externally, either through a
tube or duct.
- Glandular tissue
body tissue that produces and releases one or more substances for use in the body. Some
glands produce fluids that affect tissues or organs. Others produce
hormones or participate in blood production (e.g. in the
breast, glandular tissue is involved in the production of milk).
head of the penis. The glans is covered by the
hormones secreted by the
pituitary gland that have stimulating affects upon
certain cells of the
ovaries or the
glands, part of the
reproductive system :
- Also they produce sexual hormones :
pathogen bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the causative agent of gonorrhea.
sexually transmitted disease caused by Neisseria
gonorrhoeae gonococcus. Often have no symptoms. When symptoms occur they might be :
- in women
- pain or burning when urinating
- yellowish and sometimes bloody vaginal discharge
- bleeding between menstrual periods
- heavy bleeding with periods
- pain when having sex
- in men
- pain or burning when urinating
- yellowish and sometimes bloody penile discharge
- Untreated gonorrhea can cause serious and permanent health problems like
pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or
infertility. Due to weakening of the
mucosal surface secondary to the gonorrhea infection, infection with gonorrhea
increases the risk of becoming infected with
HIV. Because gonorrhea wide spread and
because it often doesn't produce symptoms, it is very important to take precautions
- Gram strain
a laboratory procedure that uses stains and colors to tell the difference between
a type of
white blood cells that helps the body fights
a localized mass or nodule of inflammatory tissue due to an invasion by a foreign body
- Granuloma inguinale
sexually transmitted disease caused by
the organism Calymmatobacterium granulomatis. It is characterized by
one or more painless, beefy-red open sores in the genital area present for
a long time and progressively enlarging. Also called donovanosis.
- Group Sex
simultaneous and mutual sexual activity between three or more individuals.
Grafenberg Spot area located in the
upper wall inside of the
vagina reported to be particularly pleasurable when
the branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of reproductive
diseases in women. The specialist is called gynecologist.
over development of male breast tissue. Usually benign and temporary.
an abnormal and persistent fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against women.
The only 100 % risk free sex is the one you don't have.
Sex is a matter of quality, not quantity.