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gynecology

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noun gy·ne·col·o·gy \ˌgī-nə-ˈkä-lə-jē, ˌji-\

Simple Definition of gynecology

  • medical : the scientific study of the reproductive system of women and its diseases

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gynecology

  1. :  a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and routine physical care of the reproductive system of women

gynecologic

play \ˌgī-ni-kə-ˈlä-jik, ˌji-\ or

gynecological

play \-ji-kəl\ adjective

gynecologist

play \ˌgī-nə-ˈkä-lə-jist, ˌji-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of gynecology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1847


Medical Dictionary

gynecology

noun gy·ne·col·o·gy

Medical Definition of gynecology

plural

gynecologies

  1. :  a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and routine physical care of the reproductive system of women

gynecologic

\ˌgīn-i-kə-ˈläj-ik, ˌjin-\play play or

gynecological

\-i-kəl\play play or chiefly British

gynaecologic

or

gynaecological

adjective


Variants of gynecology

or chiefly British

gynaecology

\ˌgīn-ə-ˈkäl-ə-jē, ˌjin-\play play


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