menorrhagia


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men·or·rha·gi·a

 (mĕn′ə-rā′jē-ə)
n.
Abnormally heavy or extended menstrual flow.

men′or·rha′gic (-jĭk) adj.

menorrhagia

(ˌmɛnɔːˈreɪdʒɪə)
n
(Pathology) excessive bleeding during menstruation
menorrhagic adj

men•or•rha•gi•a

(ˌmɛn əˈreɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə)

n.
excessive menstrual discharge.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.menorrhagia - abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
menses, menstruation, catamenia, menstruum, period, flow - the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Translations
ménorragie

menorrhagia

[ˌmenɔːˈreɪdʒɪə] Nmenorragia f

menorrhagia

n (Med) → überhöhte Menstruationsblutung

menorrhagia

[ˌmɛnɔːˈreɪdʒɪə] nmenorragia

men·or·rha·gi·a

n. menorragia, períodos o reglas muy abundantes.
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