gynaecology

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n gynaecology the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gynaecology that branch of medicine which treats of the diseases and affections peculiar to woman and her physical organism
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. gynē, a woman, legein, to speak.

Usage

In literature:

She at the same time applied to the University of Edinburgh for recognition as an extramural lecturer on gynaecology.
"Elsie Inglis" by Eva Shaw McLaren
The surgical and gynaecological sections of the writings of AEtius are, in most parts, excellent.
"Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine" by James Sands Elliott
These female physicians frequently appear as medical writers, especially on gynaecology and pediatrics.
"Greek Women" by Mitchell Carroll
It has been said that he gave a new life to the obstetric art, and presided at the birth of gynaecology.
"Sir James Young Simpson and Chloroform (1811-1870)" by Henry Laing Gordon
The Principles and Practice of Gynaecology.
"Schweigger on Squint" by C. Schweigger
MARTIN'S ATLAS OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY.
"A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy" by Alexander Hughes Bennett
Gynaecology may be said to be one of the most ancient branches of medicine.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
By Sir WILLIAM J. SINCLAIR, M.A., M.D., Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the University of Manchester.
"The Great Civil War in Lancashire (1642-1651)" by Ernest Broxap
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In news:

Previous large epidemiological studies have attempted to identify benign gynaecological disorders that predispose to the development of epithelial ovarian cancer.
This Specialty Collection of original research, expert comment, and authoritative review is also clustered by topics, such as gynaecological cancer and reproductive medicine.
Gynaecological cancer topic in The Obstetrics & Gynaecology Collection.
B Discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia.
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