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 (gī′nĭ-kŏl′ə-jē, jĭn′ĭ-)
The branch of medicine dealing with health care for women, especially the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the female reproductive system.

gy′ne·co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), gy′ne·co·log′ic adj.
gy′ne·col′o·gist n.


(ˌgaɪ nɪˈkɒl ə dʒɪst, ˌdʒɪn ɪ-)

a physician specializing in gynecology. Abbr.: GYN, gyn


a physician who specializes in the care, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system.
See also: Medical Specialties


Specialist in conditions and diseases of the female body, particularly the reproductive system.
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Noun1.gynecologist - a specialist in gynecologygynecologist - a specialist in gynecology    
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
부인과 의사
bác sĩ phụ khoa


طَبيب أَمْراض النِساء gynekolog gynækolog Gynäkologe γυναικολόγος ginecólogo gynekologi gynécologue ginekolog ginecologo 婦人科医 부인과 의사 gynaecoloog gynekolog ginekolog ginecologista гинеколог gynekolog สูตินรีแพทย์ jinekolog bác sĩ phụ khoa 妇科学家


n. ginecólogo-a, especialista en ginecología.


n ginecólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf cirujano especializado en el aparato reproductor femenino y sus enfermedades
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Nearly eight out of 10 ob-gyns have been sued at least once, according to a recent survey by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Conclusions: Our investigation demonstrated that women's preferences for a gynecologist were divided equally between preferring a male, a female, and having no preference.
In the Finnish research, gynecologist Ritva Hurskainen of Helsinki University Hospital and her team randomly assigned 115 women to get a hysterectomy and 117 others to receive an intrauterine device that discharged the hormone-based drug levonorgestrel directly to the uterus.
Thus, a knowledgeable, interested internist might be a better choice than an uninterested gynecologist.