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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.
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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.
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amenorrhea

The abnormal absence of menstruation.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations

a·men·or·rhe·a

n. amenorrea, ausencia del período menstrual.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

amenorrhea

n amenorrea
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Citing the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey, about 0.3 percent of Filipino women actually use natural family planning methods, with only Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) and Sympto-Thermal method (STM) posting 0.
However, despite the high proportion of woman having heard about FP (91%) and the integration of FP to routine health services in the country, only 7.8% of married women used a modern FP method in 2016 (2.9% for lactational amenorrhea method (LAM), 2.2% for injectable methods, and 1.7% for pills) (10) .
Of 383 sexually active women, 86 (21.5% of total MWRA) are either pregnant or having lactational amenorrhea and thus currently having no risk of pregnancy.
"During exclusive breastfeeding, the pulsatile release of gonadotropin-releasing hormone and luteinizing hormone is suppressed with a corresponding suppression of the growth of ovarian follicles resulting in lactational amenorrhea and anovulation.
Conception in lactational amenorrhea as such, the gestational age and menstrual age were found not correlating and creating confusion for management decisions.
Defining unmet need in postpartum women encounters the problem that many are wholly or partially protected by lactational amenorrhea or postnatal abstinence and thus have a reason to postpone contraception regardless of their future childbearing wishes.
?According to the PHO Family Planning Coordinator Dolores T e-elan, 260 of the new acceptors are using the Natural Family Planning - Lactational Amenorrhea Method (NFP - LAM), 85 are practicing the NFP - Cervical Mucos Method, 54 are taking in pills, 16 are using condom, and three are following the Standard Days Method.
Haig said those breastfed babies who cry frequently for nighttime feedings want to extend their mothers' lactational amenorrhea or the women's bodies ability to stop conceiving as long as breastfeeding.
Jharkhand government has successfully integrated natural and modern fertility awareness methods such as SDM and Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM) of family planning into various delivery mechanisms.
The second source of the belief stems from the recommendations of the lactational amenorrhea method (LAM) lobby who support the use of "natural" contraception like avoiding sex during the fertile days of each menstrual cycle.
Of the women who selected IUD insertion as the BC method and who still had not undergone the procedure, 39% decided not to use an BC method prior to the insertion procedure, 30.5% opted for the condom, 7.3% for the pill, 14.6% had not decided, and lower percentages opted for other methods like the injection (4.9%) and lactational amenorrhea (1.2%).