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gynecoid

 [gi″nĕ-] , [jin´ĕ-koid,]
womanlike.
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gy·ne·coid

(gī'nĕ-koyd, jin'ĕ-),
Resembling a woman in form and structure.
[gyneco- + G. eidos, resemblance]
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gynecoid

(gī′nĭ-koid′, jĭn′ĭ-)
adj.
Characteristic of a woman.
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gy·ne·coid

(gī'nĕ-koyd)
1. Resembling a woman in form and structure.
2. obstetrics Referring to the shape of the normal female pelvis.
Synonym(s): gynaecoid.
[gyneco- + G. eidos, resemblance]
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Gynaecoid women have tapered wrists and ankles, are medium to short in height, and put on weight easily, especially around the bottom and upper thighs.
Morphologically patients fall into two broad categories: android and gynaecoid. In the android the fat is carried mainly in the trunk: they have a fat face and cheeks, large breasts, a short, large neck with an associated restricted cervical spine and atlanto-occipital flexion and extension.
Pelvis was gynaecoid and adequate for vaginal delivery.