gyneco-


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gyneco-

(word root) woman
Examples of words with the root gyneco-: gynecology
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gyneco-

or gynec-
pref.
Woman: gynecology.

[Greek gunaiko-, from gunē, gunaik-, woman; see gyno-.]
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gyneco-

combining form
a variant (esp US) of gynaeco-
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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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Although rare anesthesia-related maternal mortality is potentially preventable.13 guiding principles for the practice of analgesia for labour anesthesia for caesarean section and the management of obstetric emergencies where the anesthetist also has a central role are suggested.14Anaesthetist should be properly trained according to the guidelines for anesthesia in emergency obstetric cases.Examples of diagnostic failure are considered as a cause of inadequate medical attention in gyneco- logical and obstetric practice and in the treatment of iatrogenic (instrumental) complications during and after endotracheal intubation.15 in a pregnant woman any acute medical surgical or traumatic non-obstetrical disease can have obstetrical conse- quences.
"Two crack addicts going at it in an alley behind a Chinese restaurant are going to talk about it differently than, say, two gyneco- logists."
All young patients with endometrioid endometri- al adenocarcinoma clinical FIGO stage IA, well dif- ferentiated confined to endometrium by MRI were enrolled into the conservative protocol treatment using hormone therapy at the department Gyneco- logic Oncology, Alzahra teaching hospital, Tabriz, Iran, between 2002 and 2011.