gyno-

gyno-

variant of gyneco-: gynophore.
Also, especially before a vowel, gyn-.
Compare gyneco-.


Origin:
< Greek, combining form of gynḗ

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gyno- or (before a vowel) gyn-
 
combining form
1.  relating to women; female: gynarchy
2.  denoting a female reproductive organ: gynophore
 
[from Greek, from gunē woman]
 
gyn- or (before a vowel) gyn-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek, from gunē woman]

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gyno- or gyn-
pref.

  1. Woman; female: gynandromorphism.

  2. Female reproductive organ or system: gynoplastics.

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