amenorrhoea


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a·men·or·rhoe·a

 (ā-mĕn′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of amenorrhea.

a·men′or·rhoe′ic, a·men′or·rhoe′al adj.

amenorrhoea

(æˌmɛnəˈrɪə; eɪ-) or

amenorrhea

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) abnormal absence of menstruation
[C19: from a-1 + meno- + -rrhoea]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amenorrhoea - 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
Translations

amenorrhoea

amenorrhea (US) [eɪˌmenəˈrɪə] Namenorrea f

amenorrhoea

, (US) amenorrhea
n (Med) → Amenorrhöe f
References in periodicals archive ?
Imperforate hymen can cause abdominal pain and primary amenorrhoea. Ugeskr Laeger 2013; 175:1500-1.
There is no mutual consensus for deciding the appropriate interval of amenorrhoea which will precede an episode of vaginal bleeding due to the anovulatory cycles that precedes menopause2.
In herbal medicine it is used to treat tension and stress, post viral fatigue, nervous exhaustion, epilepsy and convulsions, congested liver and jaundice; to promote production of milk in nursing mothers and to combat amenorrhoea. It has long been thought to have aphrodisiacal properties which may arise from the practice by shepherds of giving vervain to rams suffering from sexual exhaustion.
A 25-year-old primigravida female presented to the emergency room with amenorrhoea since 10 weeks and vaginal bleeding since 6 hours.The patient had Graves' disease without symptoms of hoarseness or dysphagia, and consuming carbimazole and celiprolol.
(18) As long ago as 1935, Stein and Leventhal described the association of oligomenorrhoea or amenorrhoea, hirsutism, and obesity with polycystic ovaries.
Oocyte donation has been performed in human for over 30 years (2-3) for a wide variety of indications, namely absent ovaries, untreatable primary amenorrhoea, premature ovarian failure, genetic diseases, but it may be used also in cases of no or poor ovarian response, oocyte abnormalities, aged patients and multiple IVF failures.
Participants were menopausal (defined as experiencing amenorrhoea for longer than 6 months and less than 5 years), 40-60 years old, serum estradiol <30 pg/ml, and follicle stimulating hormone >40 IU/l, with climacteric symptoms.
Followed by polymenorrhoea (4%), which correlates with study conducted by Sasritha Agarwal et al with 3.6% of girls reporting polymenorrhoea and 3% of girls had secondary amenorrhoea which is similar to study by Karout et al [11] with prevalence of 5.1%; 30% of girls were absent to school or college due to menstrual problems like dysmenorrhoea and PMS despite 65% of girls having dysmenorrhoea only 8% had consulted physician for treatment.
Patients typically present in the 2nd or 3rd decade of life and often have features of androgen excess, such as amenorrhoea, hirsutism, deepening of the voice, and clitoral enlargement.
None of the methods have been known to cause postoperative adhesions, hematometra or amenorrhoea. When we are confronted with a patient with placenta previa experiencing massive haemorrhage during caesarean delivery, haemostasis is first attempted using uterotonic drugs, uterine massage and intrauterine packing.