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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

Full Definition of gynecology

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

gy·ne·co·log·ic play \ˌgī-ni-kə-ˈlä-jik, ˌji-\ or gy·ne·co·log·i·cal play \-ji-kəl\ adjective
gy·ne·col·o·gist play \ˌgī-nə-ˈkä-lə-jist, ˌji-\ noun

Origin of gynecology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1847


Medical Dictionary

gynecology

noun gy·ne·col·o·gy

Medical Definition of gynecology

plural gy·ne·col·o·gies

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

  2. gy·ne·co·log·ic \ˌgīn-i-kə-ˈläj-ik, ˌjin-\play play or gy·ne·co·log·i·cal \-i-kəl\play play or chiefly British gy·nae·co·log·ic or gy·nae·co·log·i·cal adjective



Variants of gynecology

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


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