• WordNet 3.6
    • n gynecology the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gynecology The science which treats of the structure and diseases of women.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gynecology In medicine and surgery, the science of the diseases peculiar to women.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Gynecology jin-ē-kol′-o-ji that branch of medicine which treats of the diseases and affections peculiar to woman and her physical organism
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. gynh` gynaiko`s, a woman + -logy,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. gynē, a woman, legein, to speak.


In literature:

In this hospital great care is given to surgical work of all kinds and especially to abdominal surgery and gynecology.
"Twentieth Century Negro Literature" by Various
In view of the intimate association of gynecology with abdominal surgery the editors have combined these two important subjects in one work.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Under the leadership of Dr. Kalapothaki this section has organized an orthopedic and gynecological clinic.
"The Modern Woman's Rights Movement" by Kaethe Schirmacher
Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.
"What a Young Husband Ought to Know" by Sylvanus Stall
The individuality in gynecology is extremely important.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh

In news:

Asks Stacy Tessler Lindau, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Chicago, and an author of the study, which was published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine.
" Gynecologic cancers are among my top concerns for patients," said Dr Ronnie Dennis, an obstetrician and gynecologist (OB/GYN) at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital (RPMH).
Local physician urges women to talk with their doctor about gynecologic cancers.
Michael A Belfort Named Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine and Obstetrician/ Gynecologist -In-Chief at Texas Children's Hospital.
New Obstetrics & Gynecology appointment.
Kitty Rolloff, RN, and Marti Uhde, RN, earned their certifications in Inpatient Obstetric Nursing from the National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Nursing Specialties.
IUDs are not approved by the FDA to treat gynecologic disease.
A Department of Gynecology, Research Unit Gyne, Catholic University of Louvain, 1200 Brussels, Belgium.
Advances in surgical techniques and equipment are giving women more options to consider when discussing gynecological issues with their physician.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Delia Henry was tired but had no idea her blood sugar was high when she went to Planned Parenthood for her annual gynecological exam.
Adolescent gynecology, newborn care, general pediatrics .
The seven most common causes of gynecological pain that require treatment.
With the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) now recommending exercise during pregnancy, more and more pre- and postnatal women are choosing Pilates as their program of choice.
News 5 learned about the arrests of two employees at the Brown and McCool gynecology office in Fairhope releated to prescription fraud.
Dr Lerner is Clinical Instructor in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harvard Medical School.

In science:

Sternberg. A classification of intersexes: gynecologic considerations.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
Chemotherapy for ovarian cancer may be provided by either a medical oncologist who treats cancers of all kinds or by a gynecological oncologist who treats cancers of the ovary, uterus and cervix.
An exact adaptive test with superior design sensitivity in an observational study of treatments for ovarian cancer
Medical oncologists (MOs) and gynecological oncologists (GOs) differ in both training and practice.
An exact adaptive test with superior design sensitivity in an observational study of treatments for ovarian cancer
Typically, an MO had a residency in internal medicine followed by a 3-year fellowship in oncology emphasizing the use of chemotherapy, whereas a GO had a residency in obstetrics and gynecology followed by a fellowship in gynecologic oncology with attention paid to surgical treatment of ovarian cancer.
An exact adaptive test with superior design sensitivity in an observational study of treatments for ovarian cancer
They matched all I = 344 such ovarian cancer patients treated by a gynecologic oncologist to 344 ovarian cancer patients treated by a medical oncologist.
An exact adaptive test with superior design sensitivity in an observational study of treatments for ovarian cancer