Meno- - definition of meno- by The Free Dictionary
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meno- or men-
1. Menstruation: menarche.
2. Menses: menorrhagia.
(Physiology) menstruation: menorrhagia.
[from Greek mēn month]
a combining form meaning “month,” “menstrual cycle”: menopause. Also, esp. before a vowel,men-.
[< Greek mēno-,
comb. form of mḗn
month; see moon
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