Gynecology definition

gīnĭ-kŏlə-jē, jĭnĭ-
The branch of medicine dealing with health care for women, especially the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the female reproductive system.
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The branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of the diseases of the female reproductive system, including the breasts.
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The branch of medicine dealing with health care for women, especially the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the female reproductive system.
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The scientific study of the female reproductive system, its diseases, and their treatment.
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The study of, or the branch of medicine specializing in, the medical problems of women, especially disorders or the reproductive organs.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of gynecology - gynaecology, gyncology

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
gynecology
Plural:
gynecologies

Origin of gynecology

  • From French gynécologie, from Ancient Greek γυνή (gunē, “woman”) + -logie (“-logy”). Replaced earlier gyniatrics.

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