1. Giving birth predominantly to females. 2. Obsolete term meaning productive of female characteristics.

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gy·ne·co·gen·ic or chiefly Brit gy·nae·co·gen·ic .gīn-ə-kō-'jen-ik, .jin- adj tending to induce female characteristics <a \gynecogenic hormone>

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gy·ne·co·gen·ic (gi″nə-) (jin″ə-ko-jenґik) feminizing.

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