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What is the definition or description of: gynecology?

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Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics & Gynecology 45 years experience
Women's health: Gynecology is health care of women, particularly focused on women's reproductive health, but considering the whole woman. Typically health care is provided by physicians trained in obstetrics (pregnancy care) and gynecology.
Dr. Wendy Askew
25 years experience
Branch Of medicine: It is the field of medicine that encompasses the female reproductive organs and external female genitalia.
Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
Female problems: The branch of medicine that deals with the reproductive organs of women.

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