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obstetrics and gynecology  listen  (ob-STEH-trix ... GY-neh-KAH-loh-jee)

  A branch of medicine that specializes in the care of women during pregnancy and childbirth and in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the female reproductive organs. It also specializes in other women’s health issues, such as menopause, hormone problems, contraception (birth control), and infertility. Also called ob/gyn.