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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Other Words from urogynecology

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Chim also found that performing liposuctions is beyond the scope of Walker’s specialty in urogynecology, which focuses on female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. Monivette Cordeiro, orlandosentinel.com, 31 Mar. 2021 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, 17 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of urogynecology

1989, in the meaning defined above

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“Urogynecology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urogynecology. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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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 urogynecology (audio) , -​ˌjin-​ How to pronounce urogynecology (audio) \ or urogynecological \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce urogynecology (audio) \ or chiefly British urogynaecologic or urogynaecological adjective


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