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Classification 2024 Winter Edition

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  • Classify works on pediatric female genitalia and genital diseases in WS 320-321.
  • Classify gynecological nursing and nursing of gynecological diseases in WY 156.7.
  • Classify works on male and female reproductive organs treated together in WJ 700-702.
  • Classify human reproduction in WQ 205, etc.

Organizations. Societies (General or not elsewhere classified) (Cutter from name of organization or society) (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Includes membership lists and administrative reports issued serially or separately. Classify directories in WP 22. Classify other serials issued by societies in W1. For academies and institutes, see WP 23-24.

Collected works by several authors

Collected works by individual authors

Addresses. Essays. Lectures

History (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Dictionaries. Encyclopedias
(Monographs and Serials)

Classification. Terminology
(Monographs and Serials)

Tables. Statistics. Surveys (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Atlases. Pictorial works

Classify here also atlases on specific organs.


Classify here works about education.

Educational materials
(Monographs and Serials)

Classify here educational materials, e.g., outlines, questions and answers, programmed instruction, computer-assisted instruction, etc., regardless of format. Classify textbooks, regardless of format, by subject.

Schools, departments, and faculties of gynecology (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Include here works on the history of schools. Classify works on schools of obstetrics and gynecology in WQ 19. Classify courses of study, catalogs, etc., in W 19.5.

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Research (General)

Classify here works about research in general. Classify works about research on a particular subject by subject.

Gynecology as a profession. Ethics. Peer review

Classify works on the specialty alone here. Classify works on both the specialty and diseases in WP 100.

Directories (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Collective laboratories, academies, institutes, etc.

Individual laboratories, academies, institutes, etc. (Cutter from name of institution)

Laboratory manuals. Technique

Equipment and supplies

Classify catalogs in W 26.

Informatics. Electronic data processing. Computers (General)

Classify works on use for special subjects by subject.

Collective hospitals, clinics, dispensaries, etc. (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Individual hospitals, clinics, dispensaries, etc. (Cutter from name of hospital) (Table-G)

Collective museums, exhibitions, etc.

Individual museums, exhibitions, etc. (Cutter from name of museum, etc.) (Table-G)

Laws (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Discussion of law (Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

General coverage (Not Table-G)
(Monographs and Serials)

Malpractice (Table-G)

General coverage (Not Table-G)

Handbooks. Resource guides
(Monographs and Serials)

General works

Classify works on both the specialty and diseases here. Classify works on the specialty only in WP 21. Classify works on diseases only in WP 140.

Anatomy. Histology. Embryology

Popular works (General)

Diseases (General)

Examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods. Monitoring


Classify works on neoplasms of specific organs with the organ. Classify works which include both male and female genital neoplasms in WJ 706.

Congenital abnormalities

Pelvis. Pelvic infection

Classify works on the pelvic bones in WE 760.

Gonorrhea in the female

Genital tuberculosis

Perineal injuries

[This number not used]

Classify urethrocele, cystocele, rectocele in WP 180; WP 250.

Rectovaginal fistula. Vesicovaginal fistula



Vaginitis. Leukorrhea

Trichomonas vaginitis

Ovary. Fallopian tubes. Broad ligament. Round ligament

Fallopian tubes

Classify works on tubal pregnancy in WQ 220.


Cf. WP 520 Endocrine functions of the ovaries.



General works

Uterine diseases (General)


Displacements. Prolapse



Carcinoma. Sarcoma

Trophoblastic neoplasms

Surgery (General)

Cervix uteri



Physiology (General)

Endocrine functions of the ovaries

Estrogenic hormones and antagonists

Corpus luteum hormones and related compounds

Classify works on progestational hormones here unless those produced by other organs are discussed exclusively.

Ovulation. Ovarian function. Menstrual cycle

Menstruation and its disorders

Amenorrhea. Hypomenorrhea. Oligomenorrhea

Menorrhagia. Metrorrhagia

Dysmenorrhea. Premenstrual syndrome


Infertility (General). Infertility in the female

Cf. WJ 709 Infertility in the male only.


Female sexual dysfunction


Classify works on male contraception in WJ 710. Classify works on religious and sociological aspects in HQ 763-766.5.

Contraceptive devices (General and female)

Classify works only on male contraceptive devices in WJ 710. Classify works on contraceptive agents (chemical) in QV 177.

Gynecological therapy

Gynecological surgery

Classify works on female sexual sterilization here. Classify works on surgery of particular organs with the organ. For urologic surgical procedures, see WJ 168.

General works

Examination. Diagnosis. Diagnostic methods. Monitoring

Functional changes

Breast diseases



Classify works on therapy of neoplasms in WP 870.


Classify works on surgery of neoplasms in WP 870.

[This number not used]

Classify radiation (Therapy) in WP 870.