Definitions for Gynecologyˌgaɪ nɪˈkɒl ə dʒi, ˌdʒɪn ɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gy•ne•col•o•gyˌgaɪ nɪˈkɒl ə dʒi, ˌdʒɪn ɪ-(n.)

  1. the branch of medicine that deals with the health maintenance and diseases of women, esp. of the reproductive organs.

    Category: Medicine

    Ref: Abbr.: GYN 1 , gyn 1

Origin of gynecology:

1840–50

gy`ne•co•log′ic-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪk(adj.)gy`ne•co•log′i•cal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gynecology, gynaecology(noun)

    the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women

Wiktionary

  1. gynecology(Noun)

    The study of, or the branch of medicine specializing in, the medical problems of women, especially disorders or the reproductive organs.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gynecology(noun)

    the science which treats of the structure and diseases of women

Freebase

  1. Gynecology

    Gynaecology or gynecology is the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive system. Literally, outside medicine, it means "the science of women". Its counterpart is andrology, which deals with medical issues specific to the male reproductive system. Almost all modern gynaecologists are also obstetricians. In many areas, the specialties of gynaecology and obstetrics overlap.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Gynecology

    A medical-surgical specialty concerned with the physiology and disorders primarily of the female genital tract, as well as female endocrinology and reproductive physiology.

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