gynaeco-


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gynaeco-

or

gyneco-

combining form
relating to women; female: gynaecology.
[from Greek, from gunē, gunaik- woman, female]

gyneco-

a combining form meaning “woman,” “female”: gynecology.
Also, gyno-; esp. before a vowel, gynec-; esp. Brit., gynaeco-.
[< Greek, comb. form representing gynḗ, s. gynaik- woman]
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But a study, published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaeco- logy, said removing only the cervix prevents the disease from spreading while allowing the woman to become pregnant.
A PATIENT of gynaeco- logist Richard Neale told yesterday how he'd caused her nine years of pain.