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gynaecology

US gynecology

noun
  1. the branch of medicine concerned with diseases in women, esp those of the genitourinary tract
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Derived Formsgynaecological (ˌɡaɪnɪkəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), gynaecologic, US gynecological or gynecologic, adjectivegynaecologist or US gynecologist, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Gynaecology may be said to be one of the most ancient branches of medicine.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7

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  • Gynaecology owes much to the efforts of American schools and practitioners.

  • Such teaching would have much to do with making advances in gynaecology and obstetrics possible.