uro·​gy·​ne·​col·​o·​gy ˌyu̇r-ō-ˌgī-nə-ˈkä-lə-jē How to pronounce urogynecology (audio)
: a branch of medicine concerned with urological problems affecting women

Examples of urogynecology in a Sentence

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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Word History

First Known Use

1989, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of urogynecology was in 1989

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“Urogynecology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/urogynecology. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition


variants or chiefly British urogynaecology
plural urogynecologies
: a branch of medicine concerned with the urological problems (as urinary incontinence) of women
urogynecologic adjective
or urogynecological or chiefly British urogynaecologic or urogynaecological
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