gynecology


gy·ne·col·o·gy

noun \ˌgī-nə-ˈkä-lə-jē, ˌji-\

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

Full Definition of GYNECOLOGY

:  a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and routine physical care of the reproductive system of women
gy·ne·co·log·ic \ˌgī-ni-kə-ˈlä-jik, ˌji-\ or gy·ne·co·log·i·cal \-ji-kəl\ adjective
gy·ne·col·o·gist \ˌgī-nə-ˈkä-lə-jist, ˌji-\ noun

Origin of GYNECOLOGY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1847

gy·ne·col·o·gy

noun    (Medical Dictionary)
plural gy·ne·col·o·gies

Medical Definition of GYNECOLOGY

: a branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and routine physical care of the reproductive system of women
gy·ne·co·log·ic \ˌgīn-i-kə-ˈläj-ik, ˌjin-\ or gy·ne·co·log·i·cal \-i-kəl\ or chiefly British gy·nae·co·log·ic or gy·nae·co·log·i·cal adjective

Variants of GYNECOLOGY

gy·ne·col·o·gy or chiefly British gy·nae·col·o·gy \ˌgīn-ə-ˈkäl-ə-jē, ˌjin-\

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