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woman's doctor


a specialist in gynecology


person noun (people)


woman's doctors | women's doctors

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Princeton WordNet


John Rock


gynaecologist [British spelling] | gynecologist [American/Canadian spelling]

Definition references  (+images)


Gynaecology | gynecology

the medical practice dealing with the health of the female reproductive system. Literally, outside medicine, it means "the science of women". Its counterpart is andrology, which deals with medical issues specific to the male reproductive system. Almost... (37 of 1921 words, 1 image)


Collins Dictionary:

gynaecologist [British] | gynecologist [United States] | gynaecology [United States] | gynecology [United States] | gynaecologic [derived] | gynecologic [adjective, derived]

[medicine] an expert in gynaecology | the branch of medicine concerned with diseases in women, especially those of the genitourinary tract (20 of 468 words, 2 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciations)


Oxford Dictionary:

gynecology | gynaecology [British] | gynecologic [derived] | gynecological [derived] | gynecologically [derived] | gynecologist [derived]

Syllabification: (gy·ne·col·o·gy) | the branch of physiology and medicine that deals with the functions and diseases specific to women and girls, ... (20 of 65 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

gynaecologist [countable, medical] | gynaecologists [plural] | gynecologist [American spelling]

a doctor who treats medical conditions and diseases that affect women and their reproductive organs (15 of 41 words, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

gynecology | gynecologic [related] | gynecologist [noun, related]

the branch of medicine dealing with the study and treatment of the diseases of the female reproductive system, including the breasts (21 of 37 words, pronunciations)


American Heritage Dictionary:

gynecology | gyn. [abbreviation] | gynecological [adjective, related] | gynecologic [adjective, related] | gynecologist [noun, related]

The branch of medicine dealing with health care for women, especially the diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the female reproductive ... (21 of 32 words, pronunciations)


Cambridge Dictionary:

gynaecologist [British] | gynecologist [United States]

a doctor skilled in the treatment of women's diseases, especially those of the reproductive (connected with having babies) organs (19 of 28 words, pronunciations)


Random House Dictionary:

gynecologist | GYN [abbreviation] | gyn [abbreviation]

a physician specializing in gynecology. (5 of 15 words, pronunciation)



gynecologist [United States, Canadian] | gynecologists [plural] | gynaecologist [Australian, British] | gynie [Australian diminutive, synonym]

A physician specializing in diseases of the female reproductive system. (10 of 14 words)



specialist | Spc [abbreviation] | specialistic [adjective, related]

one who specializes in a particular occupation, practice, or branch of learning | an enlisted rank in the United States Army corresponding to the ... (23 of 107 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

obstetrics and gynecology [medicine] | obstetrics | gynecology

medical/surgical specialty concerned with the care of women from pregnancy until after delivery and with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of ... (22 of 618 words, 1 image)


Columbia Encyclopedia:


branch of medicine specializing in the disorders of the female reproductive system. Modern gynecology deals with menstrual disorders, menopause, ... (19 of 174 words, pronunciation)


Encarta Dictionary:

gynecology | gynecological [adjective, derived] | gynecologist [noun, derived]

the branch of medicine that deals with women's health, especially with the health of women's reproductive organs (17 of 36 words, pronunciations)

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