hypermenorrhea

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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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Symptoms reported included dysmenorrhea in 40(24.1%), irregular bleeding in 45(27%), oligomenorrhea in 30(18%), hypermenorrhoea in 12(7.2%), dyspareunia in 23(13.8%) and vague complaints in 16 (9.6%) cases (Table-1).
Maximum incidence of hypermenorrhoea was in 41 - 50 years, [X.sup.2] = 9.5, p < .05.
The pseudo-pregnancy regimen resulted in an improvement of the condition, both subjectively and objectively, except for occasional side effects like uterine cramps or hypermenorrhoea.