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gynaecology

noun [U] uk UK (US gynecology)   /ˌɡaɪ.nəˈkɒl.ə.dʒi/ us    /-ˈkɑː.lə-/
the area of medicine that involves the treatment of women's diseases, especially those of the reproductive organsMedical studies and the people who study them
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