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.
Fertilization of a diploid ovum by a sperm, which results in a triploid zygote (a fertilized gamete or a mature reproductive cell).
In botany, having twelve pistils.
dyscalligynia (s) (noun), dyscalligynias (pl)
An antipathy for, or a hatred of, beautiful women.
Having the female flowers mature before the male flowers.
In botany, having eleven pistils.
In botany, having nine pistils.
In botany, that which is placed upon the ovary; growing upon the summit of the ovary. Said of the stamens or corolla; hence of plants in which these are so placed.
A fertile female ant lacking wings and therefore resembling an ergate (a worker ant).
A reference to social insects in which worker and female characters are blended.
Having worker-like females, as in some social insects.