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Testing for STDs is not automatically included in a gynecological exam.
  the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases of women — especially those of the reproductive organs
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gynecology gynecological gynecologist
Standard suffix:  "ology" often means "study of" when used at the end of a word.
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  • Testing for STDs is not automatically included in a gynecological exam.
  • She asked the gynecologist why her periods were irregular.
  • a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology
  • Oof, girl, the annual gynecologist!
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black

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  • Her testimony was exposed as unreliable by the State’s own expert witness, Dr. Dennis McNally, an obstetrician/gynecologist who examined Mrs. Colbey two weeks after the stillbirth.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • What are you, my gynecologist?
    Jay Asher  --  Thirteen Reasons Why
  • Henrietta undressed, wrapped herself in a starched white hospital gown, and lay down on a wooden exam table, waiting for Howard Jones, the gynecologist on duty.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • He performed simple surgery — on appendixes, gastric ulcers, compound fractures — but he also rather daringly practiced every other sort of medicine, too, except gynecology and obstetrics.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • Some months later, Lisa ran off again while she was being taken to a gynecology consult at the Mass.
    Susanna Kaysen  --  Girl Interrupted
  • It is nearly as incredible to believe that the girl’s mother would permit her daughter to reach the age of nearly seventeen without consulting a gynecologist concerning the daughter’s failure to menstruate.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie

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  • She, in comparison, looked like a woman getting a gynecological exam.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • They went to see a gynecologist and discovered that Deanna’s fallopian tubes had been scarred and that having a child was impossible.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • He imagined his project for women—gynecological services, health education, and family planning—to reduce local maternal mortality.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • "I feel like a gynecologist looking at this mess," Tradd said as the act continued toward its wild, concupiscent finale.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • ("Tell her she’ll need a cesarean!" a drunk gynecologist had said to her husband while they waited for their change at the gas station.) A lizard on a map on her faded T-shirt.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Memorizing of gynecology, of ophthalmology, till his mind was burnt raw.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • A female gynecologist named Dr. Husa.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Your gynecologist has no test for what she was pregnant with.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • She chose obstetrics and gynecology instead of his field, internal medicine.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • / McCann is an eminent London gynecologist, and /Mr.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • I’m friendly with a prominent gynecologist.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • They made her go to a gynecologist, with Janet calling and then Marian calling, women of the world hooray.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • After Marley had given the poodle a full gynecological examination, Jenny was able to drag him back into place.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • The head gynecologist came out of Tonia’s ward through the narrow lobby separating it from the corridor.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Amanda stopped with a look of horror when they came to the door of the operating room: she had seen the instruments and the gynecological table.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • Jackie lied when he asked how she had suddenly become so knowledgeable, claiming that she had gotten the answers from a priest, a gynecologist, and several very descriptive books.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • The largest says that in the twenty-third year of the National Republic, the To Keung School of Midwifery, where she has had two years of instruction and Hospital Practice, awards its Diploma to my mother, who has shown through oral and written examination her Proficiency in Midwifery, Pediatrics, Gynecology, "Medecine,"
    Maxine Hong Kingston  --  The Woman Warrior
  • Shershah Syed, a prominent gynecologist in Karachi, says that he frequently treats young girls from the slums after rapes.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • I am an obstetrician-gynecologist.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • But the lump tested negative for syphilis, so he told Henrietta she’d better go to the Johns Hopkins gynecology clinic.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The huge gynecologist, in his white coat, rose as though from under the ground in front of him, barring the way.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • She went straight to the waiting room of the gynecology clinic, a wide-open space, empty but for rows of long straight-backed benches that looked like church pews.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • But what his readers didn’t know, and what I learned only many years later, was that he had an aversion to anything gynecological (not to mention anything obstetrical).
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • He’d also written one of the most famous clinical gynecology textbooks, which is still widely used sixty years and ten editions after he first wrote it.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • He was considered the father of obstetrics and gynecology, the patron saint; in naming me for him, she was both honoring him and giving thanks.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • The symposium had been organized in Henrietta’s honor by Roland Pattillo, a professor of gynecology at Morehouse who’d been one of George Gey’s only African-American students.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Some years ago he had added to his growing medical program a health project just for women and, lacking a gynecologist on the staff, had made his own quick study of the specialty and for a time practiced it here.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • When she read her Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics (each month’s volume arriving by sea mail weeks after publication, bruised and stained in its brown wrapping), the innovations read like fiction.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • She left because gynecology, at least in Madras, remained a man’s domain, and, even on the eve of independence, a British domain, and she had no chance at all for a civil service appointment to the government teaching hospital.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • His return to Wheatsylvania was like his first flight, except that he talked less with fellow tramps, and all the way, between uneasy naps in the red-plush seats of coaches, he studied the bulky books of gynecology and internal medicine.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • I mean, of course a prison for fourteen hundred women should bring in a female gynecologist, but still!
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • The hospital is run by Catherine Hamlin, a gynecologist who is truly a saint.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Dr. Zhivago, until recently known as Yura but now addressed more and more often as Yurii Andreievich, stood in the corridor of the gynecological section of the hospital, outside the door of the maternity ward to which he had just brought his wife Tonia-Antonina Alexandrovna.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • "Maternal deaths in developing countries are often the ultimate tragic outcome of the cumulative denial of women’s human rights," noted the journal Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • There was nothing prurient about his interest in the Version Clinic or in obstetrics and gynecology.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Meanwhile, on his own he was learning everything he could about obstetrics and gynecology.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • I overheard Hema tell Ghosh that Shiva knew more than the average final-year medical student when it came to obstetrics and gynecology.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Over my shoulder she saw the thick gynecology textbook of hers that I’d opened, purely by chance, to a picture of a woman’s vulva distorted by a giant Bartholin’s cyst.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Kelly’s Obstetrics and Jeffcoate’s Gynecology, and French’s Index of Differential Diagnosis (at least in my childish way of thinking), were maps of Missing, guides to the territory into which we were born.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • He showed Lila and me the speculum he had pilfered from a relative who was a gynecologist.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
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Associated words [difficulty]:   gynecology [3] , anatomy [2] , pathology [2] , neurology [3] , physiology [5] , cardiology [6] , dermatology [7] , gerontology [8]
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