amenorrhea


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a·men·or·rhe·a

 (ā-mĕn′ə-rē′ə)
n.
Abnormal suppression or absence of menstruation.

[a- + Greek mēn, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots + -rrhea.]

a·men′or·rhe′ic, a·men′or·rhe′al adj.

a•men•or•rhe•a

(eɪˌmɛn əˈri ə, əˌmɛn-)

n.
absence of the menses.
[1795–1805]
a•men`or•rhe′al, a•men`or•rhe′ic, adj.

amenorrhea

The abnormal absence of menstruation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amenorrhea - absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
primary amenorrhea - delay of menarche beyond age 18
secondary amenorrhea - cessation of menstruation in a woman who had previously menstruated
Translations

a·men·or·rhe·a

n. amenorrea, ausencia del período menstrual.

amenorrhea

n amenorrea
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