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men·ses

 (mĕn′sēz)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
2. The material, consisting of blood and cellular debris from the uterus, discharged during menstruation.

[Latin mēnsēs, pl. of mēnsis, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

menses

(ˈmɛnsiːz)
n, pl menses
1. (Physiology) another name for menstruation
2. (Physiology) the period of time, usually from three to five days, during which menstruation occurs
3. (Physiology) the matter discharged during menstruation
[C16: from Latin, pl of mensis month]

men•ses

(ˈmɛn siz)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
the menstrual flow.
[1590–1600; < Latin mēnsēs, pl. of mēnsis month]

men·ses

(mĕn′sēz)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.menses - the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopausemenses - 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
expelling, discharge, emission - any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"
hypermenorrhea, menorrhagia - abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
oligomenorrhea - abnormally light or infrequent menstruation
Translations

menses

[ˈmensiːz] NPLmenstruo msing

menses

pl (rare)Menses pl (dated)

men·ses

n. menses, menstruo, menstruación, período, regla.
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That focused on concerns about how to avoid urinary tract infections (UTIs) while in the field --where bathrooms are often scarce and dirty--and other seemingly mundane issues--mundane, that is, unless you have a UTI, or are trying to figure out how to manage your menses with no tampons or places to wash your hands.
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