a combining form meaning “woman,” “female,” used in the formation of compound words: gynecology.
Also especially British, gynaeco-. Also especially before a vowel, gynec-. Also gyne-, gyno-.

Origin of gyneco-

< Greek, combining form representing gynaik-, stem of gynḗ female, woman Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for gyneco-


combining form

a variant (esp US) of gynaeco-
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Medicine definitions for gyneco-



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