You might hear dozens of new scientific words and terms each time you happen to meet your doctor. Don’t worry. They are not as complicated as they sound to you.

Terms related to Fertility and Pregnancy

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There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter H.
Hemorrhage
Heavy bleeding.
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG)
A hormone that can be used to trigger ovulation. Sold under the names Novarel, Pregnyl, and Ovidrel.
Hysterosalpinogram
An X-ray which involves injecting dye through the cervix into the uterus to determine if the fallopian tubes are open and the uterine cavity is normal.
Hysteroscopy
A procedure in which a thin, telescope-like instrument is inserted through the cervix into the uterus, allowing the doctor to see and photograph the area, and correct problems if needed.