gyniatrics

gyniatrics
Treatment of the diseases of women. SYN: gyniatry. [gyn- + G. iatrikos, of medicine or surgery]

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  • gyniatrics — [gī΄nē a′triks, jin΄ēa′triks] n. 〚/span> GYNO + IATRICS〛 the branch of medicine dealing with the treatment of women s diseases * * * …   Universalium

  • gyniatrics — [gī΄nē a′triks, jin΄ēa′triks] n. [< GYNO + IATRICS] the branch of medicine dealing with the treatment of women s diseases …   English World dictionary

  • gyniatrics — /gaɪniˈætrɪks/ (say guynee atriks) noun the treatment of diseases peculiar to women. {Greek gynē woman + iātrikos of medicine; see ics} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • gyniatrics —   n. treatment of women s diseases …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • gyniatry — SYN: gyniatrics …   Medical dictionary

  • gynecology — also gynaecology, 1847, from Fr. gynécologie, from Gk. gynaik , comb. form of gyne woman, female, from PIE *gwen woman (see QUEEN (Cf. queen)). Second element is from Fr. logie study of, from Greek (see LOGY (Cf. logy)). Another word for it …   Etymology dictionary

  • gyn- — combining form or gyno in words which contain this or a related comb form & in which the pronunc of “gy” is indicated by the symbol  ̷ ̷, pronounce ji (when unstressed jə̇), gī sometimes jī or gi (or when unstressed gə̇) Etymology: Greek gyn ,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • -iatrics — ks noun plural combining form usually singular in construction Etymology: iatric + s : medical treatment : healing gyniatrics pediatrics * * * a combining form occurring in compound words that have the general sense healing, medical practice,… …   Useful english dictionary

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