gynecoid

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adjective gy·ne·coid \ˈgī-ni-ˌkȯid, ˈji-\

Definition of gynecoid

  1. :  typical or characteristic of the human female <gynecoid pelvis>

1907

First Known Use of gynecoid

1907


Medical Dictionary

gynecoid

adjective gy·ne·coid
variants: or chiefly British

gynaecoid

\ˈgīn-i-ˌkȯid, ˈjin-\play play

Medical Definition of gynecoid

  1. 1of the pelvis :  having the rounded form typical of the human female <The preferred pelvic type for childbirth is the gynecoid pelvis, commonly referred to as the “female pelvis” …—Hannah M. Bajor, Birth, A Conscious Choice, 2005>—compare android 1, anthropoid, platypelloid

  2. 2 or gynoid \ˈgī-ˌnȯid, ˈjin-ˌoid\ play :  relating to or characterized by the distribution of body fat chiefly in the region of the hips and thighs <gynecoid obesity>—compare android 2


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