gynecopathy


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gynecopathy

 [gi″nĕ-] , [jin″ĕ-kop´ah-the]
any disease unique to women.
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gynecopathy

(gī′nĭ-kŏp′ə-thē, jĭn′ĭ-)
n. pl. gynecopa·thies
Any of various diseases specific to women.
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gynecopathy

(jī-nĕ-kŏp′ă-thē) (gī″) (jĭn″ĕ-) [″ pathos, disease, suffering]
Diseases specific to women.
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