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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 dʒi, ˌdʒɪn ɪ-)

the branch of medicine that deals with the health maintenance and diseases of women, esp. of the reproductive organs. Abbr.: GYN, gyn
gy`ne•co•log′ic (-kəˈlɒdʒ ɪk) gy`ne•co•log′i•cal, adj.


The branch of medicine that deals with the female reproductive system, its diseases, and their treatment.

gynecology, gynaecology

the branch of medical science that studies the diseases of women, especially of the reproductive organs. — gynecologist, n.gynecologic, gynecological, adj.
See also: Women


The branch of medicine that deals with diseases of women.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gynecology - the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of womengynecology - the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques


(gainəˈkolədʒi) (American) gynecology noun
the branch of medicine which deals with the diseases of women.
ˌgynaeˈcologist noun


n. ginecología, estudio de los trastornos que afectan los órganos reproductivos femeninos.


n ginecología, rama de la medicina que se ocupa del aparato reproductor femenino y sus enfermedades
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