gynecologist

noun
gy·​ne·​col·​o·​gist | \ ˌgī-nə-ˈkä-lə-jist How to pronounce gynecologist (audio) , ˌji- \
plural gynecologists

Definition of gynecologist

: a physician specializing in gynecology When gynecologists follow women with atypical cervical cells, they often use colposcopy—a technique that permits a detailed examination of the cervix by means of a magnifying device.— Malorye Allison

First Known Use of gynecologist

1870, in the meaning defined above

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“Gynecologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gynecologist. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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gynecologist

noun
gy·​ne·​col·​ogist
variants: or chiefly British gynaecologist \ ˌgīn-​ə-​ˈkäl-​ə-​jəst How to pronounce gynecologist (audio) , ˌjin-​ How to pronounce gynecologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of gynecologist

: a specialist in gynecology

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