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gynaecology Line breaks: gy¦nae|col¦ogy
Pronunciation: /ˌɡʌɪnɪˈkɒlədʒi/
(US gynecology)

Definition of gynaecology in English:


[mass noun]
The branch of physiology and medicine which deals with the functions and diseases specific to women and girls, especially those affecting the reproductive system.
Example sentences
  • Fields of application include cardiology, emergency medicine, obstetrics / gynecology, radiology, surgery, and vascular.
  • We believe that product can reach all areas of the anatomy, and might have neurology, cardiovascular disease, urology, gynecology, and other applications.
  • There are also organised integrated courses for physicians from different fields - internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics and gynecology and oncology.


Pronunciation: /ˌɡʌɪnəkəˈlɒdʒɪk/
Example sentences
  • The nurse practitioner obstetric / gynecologic liaison developed a quality improvement monitor to be used for peer review in the future if indicated.
  • All patients were hospitalized and were scheduled to undergo gynecologic, orthopedic, urologic, vascular, or general surgery.
  • Participants accepted in the sample were required to be free of oral contraceptives, intrauterine contraceptive devices, and gynecologic illnesses.
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