premenopausal


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pre·men·o·paus·al

 (prē′mĕn-ə-pô′zəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the years of a woman's life before the onset of menopause.

premenopausal

(ˌpriːmenəˈpɔːzəl)
adj
(Physiology) of, occurring in, or relating to the period before the menopause
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Adj.1.premenopausal - prior to menopause
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premenopausal

adj premenopáusico
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What the data show is that for each year of increased premenopausal exposure to estrogen, you reduce by 15% the risk for developing depression after entering the menopausal transition.
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