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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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Pereira was the recipient of prestigious awards, including the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching, the APGO Resident Scholar for Academic Excellence and the Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology Award for Surgical Excellence from the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.
Six international speakers from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Italy and Kuwait will share their knowledge and experience in gynecology and obstetrics during the event.
Addressing a press conference at Police lines here on Tuesday, City Police Officer (CPO) Ashfaq Ahmad Khan said that a newborn boy of Raheela Bibi, resident of Jhang Road Faisalabad was abducted by a lady from Gynecology Ward of Allied Hospital.
The decision was unveiled during the culmination of the 2018 World Congress on Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology held on October 24, at Singapore, following a competitive bid process against other Asian cities, including Japan and India.
Kim is Assistant Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in the Division of Gynecologic Surgical Services.
'Police have arrested the fake women doctor from Gynecology ward of the Jinnah Hospital,' Superintendent Police Tauqeer Naeem told The Frontier Post, adding a case has also been registered.
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This week marks the first daycare surgeries at the Gynecology Day Surgery Unit and is an important step towards increasing our capacity to perform more surgeries, improving access to healthcare for patients who require specialised care and allowing us to treat those in need more quickly." Dr Moayyad Ahmed Younis, consultant, Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Women's Wellness and Research Centre said: "The Gynaecology Day Surgery Unit will provide many benefits to women and is considered the best option for almost all of our patients undergoing non-complex elective surgical procedures." "By providing this service for more women, our goal is to not only help our patients achieve a safe and successful gynaecological procedure but to also preserve or improve their quality of life," he added.
Tribune News Network Doha HAMAD Medical Corporation's (HMC) Women's Wellness and Research Center (WWRC) opened its Gynecology Day Surgery Unit for women requiring specialist gynaecological procedures that do not necessitate an overnight stay in hospital.