uro·​gy·​ne·​col·​o·​gy | \ ˌyu̇r-ō-ˌgī-nə-ˈkä-lə-jē How to pronounce urogynecology (audio) , -ˌji- \

Definition of urogynecology

: a branch of medicine concerned with urological problems affecting women

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urogynecologist \ ˌyu̇r-​ō-​ˌgī-​nə-​ˈkä-​lə-​jəst How to pronounce urogynecologist (audio) , -​ˌji-​ How to pronounce urogynecologist (audio) \ noun

Examples of urogynecology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Elizabeth Kavaler, M.D., clinical assistant professor of urology at Weil Cornell Medical College and director of urogynecology at Lenox Hill Hospital, tells SELF. Suzannah Weiss, SELF, "7 Vaginal Products and Treatments You Just Don't Need," 17 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of urogynecology

1989, in the meaning defined above

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“Urogynecology.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urogynecology. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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variants: or chiefly British urogynaecology \ -​ˈkäl-​ə-​jē \
plural urogynecologies

Medical Definition of urogynecology

: a branch of medicine concerned with the urological problems (as urinary incontinence) of women

Other Words from urogynecology

urogynecologic \ -​ˌgīn-​ə-​kə-​ˈläj-​ik How to pronounce urogynecologic (audio) , -​ˌjin-​ How to pronounce urogynecologic (audio) \ or urogynecological \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce urogynecological (audio) \ or chiefly British urogynaecologic or urogynaecological adjective

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