hypermenorrhea


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Related to hypermenorrhea: hypomenorrhea, polymenorrhea
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Noun1.hypermenorrhea - abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
menses, menstruation, catamenia, menstruum, period, flow - 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
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

n. hipermenorrea, período excesivo en cantidad y duración.
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To the Editor: A 38-year-old woman presented at our hospital with a complaint of hypermenorrhea lasting 2 months.
Some may show signs and symptoms are similar to those caused by leiomyomas of the same size, such as a palpable mass, hypermenorrhea, and pelvic pain.
Among battery plant and capacitor factory workers, 52 lead-exposed female workers were found to have a higher prevalence of menstrual abnormalities, including polymenorrhea or hypermenorrhea and spontaneous abortion, than 62 controls randomly sampled from plant workers in non-lead-production departments (Tang and Zhu 2003).
Abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) includes menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding), metrorrhagia (bleeding in between menses) and hypermenorrhea (menses too long).