Combining form pertaining to women, as in gynecoid. From the Greek gyno, gynaikos meaning woman.
Like a woman; womanly, female.
- Gynecoid obesity
Overweight with a fat distribution generally characteristic of a woman, with the largest accumulation around the hips.
- Gynecoid pelvis
The gynecoid pelvis is one that is generally characteristic of a woman in its bone structure and therefore its shape. Gynecoid means like a woman, womanly, female. The gynecoid pelvis is more delicate, wider than, and not as high as the male pelvis. The angle of the female pubic arch is wide and round. The […]
- Gynecologic oncologist
A physician who specializes in treating cancers of the female reproductive organs.
A physician who specializes in treating diseases of the female reproductive organs and providing well-woman health care that focuses primarily on the reproductive organs.