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gynecology

 [gi″nĕ-] , [jin″ĕ-kol´ah-je]
the study of diseases unique to women, especially those of the genital tract and breasts.
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·gy (GYN),

(gī'nĕ-kol'ŏ-jē, jin-ĕ-), Although the first syllable of this word is correctly pronounced jīn, it is often pronounced gīn, gĭn, or jĭn.
The medical specialty concerned with diseases of the female genital tract, as well as endocrinology and reproductive physiology of the female.
[gyneco- + G. logos, study]
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gynecology

(gī′nĭ-kŏl′ə-jē, jĭn′ĭ-)
n.
The branch of medicine dealing with health care for women, especially the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the female reproductive system.

gy′ne·co·log′i·cal (-kə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), gy′ne·co·log′ic adj.
gy′ne·col′o·gist n.
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gynaecology

The science of diagnosing and treating disorders of the female genital tract and reproductive system.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

gynecology

The specialty of health care that addresses the physiology and pathology of nonpregnant ♀. See Alternative gynecology, Urogynecology. Cf Obstetrics.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

gy·ne·col·o·gy

(GYN) (gī'nĕ-kol'ŏ-jē)
The medical specialty concerned with diseases of the female genital tract, as well as endocrinology and reproductive physiology of the female.
Synonym(s): gynaecology.
[gyneco- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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"Generally, early fetal gender determination has been performed by invasive procedures such as chorionic villus sampling or amniocentesis," Hyun Mee Ryu, a researcher involved in the work from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynocology at Cheil General Hospital and Women's Healthcare Center at the KwanDong University School of Medicine in Seoul, Korea, said.
Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynocology. 9: p 73-87.
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