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cat·a·me·ni·a

 (kăt′ə-mē′nē-ə)
n.
See menses.

[Greek katamēnia, from neuter pl. of katamēnios, monthly : kata-, according to, per; see cata- + mēn, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]

cat′a·me′ni·al adj.
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Adj.1.catamenial - of or relating to menstruation or the menses; "menstrual period"
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