• Gate Control Theory

    Gate Control Theory

    The gate control theory of pain asserts that non-painful input closes the “gates” to painful input, which prevents pain sensation from traveling to the central nervous system. Therefore, stimulation by non-noxious input is able to […]

     
  • Gestational age

    Gestational age is the common term used during pregnancy to describe how far along the pregnancy is. It is measured in weeks, from the first day of the woman's last menstrual cycle to the current date. A normal pregnancy can range from 38 to 42 weeks.

     
  • Gynecologist

    A gynecologist is a physician who specializes in the female reproductive system.