Etymology
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gynecology (n.)

also gynaecology, "science of women's health and of the diseases peculiar to women," 1847, from French gynécologie, from Latinized form of Greek gynaiko-, combining form of gynē "woman, female," from PIE root *gwen- "woman." Second element is from French -logie "study of," from Greek (see -logy). Another word for it was gyniatrics.

updated on January 30, 2019

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Definitions of gynecology from WordNet

gynecology (n.)
the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and hygiene of women;
Synonyms: gynaecology
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