ob-gyn
noun (plural ob-gyns) Etymology: obstetrician gynecologist Date: circa 1960 a physician who specializes in obstetrics and gynecology

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  • OB-GYN — or OB/GYN [ō΄bē΄jē΄wī΄en′] abbrev. 1. obstetrical gynecological 2. obstetrician gynecologist 3. obstetrics gynecology: Also written Ob Gyn or Ob/Gyn …   English World dictionary

  • ob/gyn — [ ,ou bi ,dʒi waı en ] noun AMERICAN INFORMAL uncount OBSTETRICS and GYNECOLOGY a. count a doctor whose main practice is OBSTETRICS and GYNECOLOGY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ob-gyn — /oh bee jee wuy en / 1. obstetrical gynecological. 2. obstetrician gynecologist. 3. obstetrics and gynecology. Also, ob/gyn, OB/GYN. * * * …   Universalium

  • OB/GYN — A commonly used abbreviation. OB is short for obstetrics or for an obstetrician, a physician who delivers babies. GYN is short for gynecology or for a gynecologist, a physician who specializes in treating diseases of the female reproductive… …   Medical dictionary

  • OB-GYN — obstetrics and gynecology, obstetrician gynecologist * * * OB GYN abbr obstetrics gynecology …   Medical dictionary

  • ob-gyn — obstetrics and gynecology, obstetrician gynecologist * * * OB GYN abbr obstetrics gynecology …   Medical dictionary

  • ob-gyn — or ob/gyn [[t]ˈoʊˈbiˈdʒiˌwaɪˈɛn[/t]] sometimes [[t]ˈɒbˈgaɪn[/t]] 1) med obstetrics and gynecology 2) med obstetrical gynecological …   From formal English to slang

  • OB/GYN — noun , a medical speciality concerning the female reproductive system …   Wiktionary

  • OB-GYN — noun a) obstetrics and gynecology b) a specialist in this field …   Wiktionary

  • ob-gyn — noun obstetrics and gynecology; a specialist in this field …   Wiktionary

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