gynaeco-
combining form see gynec-

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  • gynaeco- — [gī′nə kō΄, jin′ə kō΄] combining form GYNECO …   English World dictionary

  • gynaeco- — Chiefly Brit. var. of gyneco : gynaecology. * * * …   Universalium

  • gynaeco- — [ gʌɪnɪkɒ, gʌɪ ni:kəʊ, dʒ ] (US gyneco ) combining form relating to women; female: gynaecocracy. Origin from Gk gunē, gunaik woman, female …   English new terms dictionary

  • gynaeco- — chiefly brit. aff. var. of gyneco : gynaecology[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • gynaeco- — comb. form (US gyneco ) woman, women; female. Etymology: Gk gune gunaikos woman * * * chiefly Brit. variant spelling of gyneco Origin: from Greek gunē, gunaik ‘woman, female’ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gynaecocracy — gynaecoˈcracy noun 1. (Gr kratos power) government by women or a woman 2. A country with such a government • • • Main Entry: ↑gynaeco …   Useful english dictionary

  • gyneco- — comb. form US var. of GYNAECO . * * * combining form see gynec * * * a combining form meaning woman, female, used in the formation of compound words: gynecology. Also, esp. Brit., gynaeco . Also, esp. before a vowel, gynec . Also, gyne , gyno . [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • gynec- — or gyneco ; also gynaec or gynaeco combining form Etymology: Greek gynaik , gynaiko , from gynaik , gynē woman more at queen woman < gynecology > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gyneco- — a combining form meaning woman, female, used in the formation of compound words: gynecology. Also, esp. Brit., gynaeco . Also, esp. before a vowel, gynec . Also, gyne , gyno . [ < Gk, comb. form repr. gynaik , s. of gyné female, woman] * * * …   Universalium

  • Fear of women — An abnormal, irrational and persistent fear of women. Sufferers experience undue anxiety even though they realize they face no threat. Fear of women is termed gynephobia, a word derived from the Greek gyne (woman) and phobos (fear). Alternate… …   Medical dictionary

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