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gynecologist

 [gi″nĕ-] , [jin″ĕ-kol´ah-jist]
a physician who specializes in the medical care of conditions unique to women.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gy·ne·col·o·gist

(gī'nĕ-kol'ŏ-jist), Although the first syllable of this word is correctly pronounced jīn, it is often pronounced gīn, gĭn, or jĭn.
A physician specializing in gynecology.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

gynaecologist

A doctor specialising in diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female genital tract and reproductive system.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

gynecologist

A physician specialized in health maintenance and management of non-pregnant ♀, and in treating diseases of ♀ reproductive organs; gynecologists generally train simultaneously in obstetrics Salary $193,000. See Obstetrician.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

gy·ne·col·o·gist

(gī'nĕ-kol'ŏ-jist)
A physician specializing in gynecology.
Synonym(s): gynaecologist.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Gynecologist

A physician with specialized training in diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

gy·ne·col·o·gist

(gī'nĕ-kol'ŏ-jist)
A physician specializing in gynecology.
Synonym(s): gynaecologist.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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