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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The branch of medicine dealing with health care for women, especially the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the female reproductive system.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In medicine and surgery, the science of the diseases peculiar to women.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The science which treats of the structure and diseases of women.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The study of, or the branch of medicine specializing in, the medical problems of women, especially disorders or the reproductive organs.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women

Etymologies

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From gyneco- + -logy.

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