[gahy-ni-kol-uh-jee, jin-i-, jahy-ni-]
- the branch of medical science that deals with the health maintenance and diseases of women, especially of the reproductive organs. Abbreviation: GYN, gyn
Origin of gynecology
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In its revised form this volume continues to be an admirable exposition of the present status of gynecologic practice.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin
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Word Origin and History for gynecologic
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- The branch of medicine dealing with the administration of health care to women, especially the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the female reproductive organs.
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- The scientific study of the female reproductive system, its diseases, and their treatment.
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The branch of medicine devoted to the care of women, and particularly to the study and care of the female reproductive system.
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