gyn-
or gyno- combining form Etymology: Greek gyn-, from gynē woman — more at queen female reproductive organ ; ovary <
gynophore
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  • gyn- — ⇒GYN(O) , GYNÉCO , (GYN , GYNO )élém. formant Élém. initial issu du gr. , « femme, femelle » et entrant dans la construction d un certain nombre de mots sav. appartenant notamment à la botanique et à la médecine. I. [Forme gyn(o) ] A. Forme gyn …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Gyn — (g[i^]n), v. i. To begin. See {Gin}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gyn... — gyn..., Gyn... vgl. ↑gyno..., Gyno …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • GYN — abbrev. 1. gynecologic(al) 2. gynecologist 3. gynecology: Also written Gyn …   English World dictionary

  • Gyn — (Schiffb.), so v.w. Gy …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • gyn. — gyn. abbr. gynecology. * * * …   Universalium

  • -gyn — gyn·i·ous; …   English syllables

  • gyn- — [gīn, jin] combining form GYNO : used before a vowel …   English World dictionary

  • gyn — miso·gyn·ic; mono·gyn·ic; oc·to·gyn·ia; pen·ta·gyn·ia; peri·gyn·i·al; peri·gyn·i·um; poly·gyn·ia; tet·ra·gyn·ia; tet·ra·gyn·i·an; tri·gyn·ia; …   English syllables

  • Gyn — A gyn is a form of three legged lifting device used on sailboats. It provides more stability than a derrick or sheers, and requires no rigging for support. However, it can only be used for lifting things directly up and down. Gyns may also be… …   Wikipedia

  • gyn — abbreviation gynecologic; gynecologist; gynecology * * * 1. gynecological. 2. gynecologist. 3. gynecology. Also, gyn. * * * gyn variant of gin n.1 …   Useful english dictionary

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