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[gahy-ni-kol-uh-jist, jin-i-, jahy-ni-] /ˌgaɪ nɪˈkɒl ə dʒɪst, ˌdʒɪn ɪ-, ˌdʒaɪ nɪ-/
a physician specializing in gynecology.
Abbreviation: GYN, gyn.
Origin of gynecologist
First recorded in 1870-75; gynecolog(y) + -ist Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • His young father sniffed that he was more likely to be a gynecologist.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • Dr Bell, the English gynecologist, using human surgical cases as a basis, commits himself strongly to the dual basis.

    Taboo and Genetics

    Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
  • The gynecologist must adjust uterine displacements and heal cervical erosions.

  • She went from him to a gynecologist, who considered her headache as owing to causes for which his specialty had the remedies.

    Over the Teacups Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Word Origin and History for gynecologist

also gynaecologist, 1872, from gynecology + -ist.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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gynecologist in Medicine

gynecologist gy·ne·col·o·gist (gī'nĭ-kŏl'ə-jĭst, jĭn'ĭ-, jī'nĭ-)
A physician specializing in gynecology.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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