gyno-, gyn-, gynaeco-, gyneco-, gyne-, -gynia, -gynic, gynec-, -gynist, -gynous, -gyny

(Greek: woman, women, female, females)

Many of the words from these Greek elements refer to botanic or other biological nomenclature.

gynoplastics, gynoplasty, gyneplasty
1. Relating to the closing of unnatural openings in the female organs of generation, or to the opening of closed or dilatation of contracted natural openings of the same organs.
2. Reparative or reconstructive plastic surgery of the female genital organs.
gynopleogamy
The condition of a plant species having three sexual forms, with either perfect flowers, pistillate flowers, or staminate flowers.
gynotikolobomassophile
Someone who is fond of nibbling on a woman's ear.
hendacagynous
Having eleven pistils.
heptagynous (adjective) (not comparable)
Having seven pistils (seven female reproductive parts) of flowers: "Heptagynous blossoms have seven organs (pistils) that can receive pollen and produce fruits for plants."
heterogynism
The condition in which the female of the species is more variable than the male in its phenotypic expression.
heterogynous
Applied to species of animals in which the females are of two kinds, perfect or fertile, and imperfect or “neuter”, as in bees, ants, etc.
hexagynous
Having six pistils.
hologyny (s) (noun), hologynies (pl)
Characteristics that are manifested by or existing only in females.
hypergynecosmia
Over development of secondary sex characteristics of the mature female or their precocious development in a young girl.
hypogynous, hypogyny
Situated below the pistils or ovary; said of the stamens of a flower when these grow on the receptacle and are not united to any other organ; also of plants having the stamens so placed.
isogynous
Having pistils or carpels equal in number to the parts of the perianth.
macrogyne
A giant female ant or termite.
microgyne
A dwarf queen ant.
misogyny (s) (noun), misogynies (pl)
1. A hatred of, animosity towards, or an aversion to women: There are different occasions where misogyny is obvious:
  • Hiring a less capable or an incompetent man for a profession instead of a better suited woman.
  • When certain clubs do not allow women to join because of their gender.
  • In jobs when women are paid less than their male colleagues, although they do exactly the same work.
2. The revulsion of women can be caused by a morbid mental condition experienced from mistreatments during one's childhood; especially, those relating to the parents: Because Jack had dreadful memories relating to his mother and aunt while he was a child, he mistrusted women generally when he was a teenager and a young man and his misogyny influenced his life so much that he avoided girls, and later, women as much as possible and so he never got married.
A hatred of women.
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A hating of all women.
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Related "woman, female" units: anilo-; fem-; mulie-; virgo-.