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men·o·pause

 (mĕn′ə-pôz′)
n.
1. The permanent cessation of menstruation, usually occurring between the ages of 45 and 55.
2. The period during which such cessation occurs. In both sense, also called climacteric.

[New Latin mēnopausis : meno- + Greek pausis, pause; see pause.]

men′o·paus′al adj.

menopause

(ˈmɛnəʊˌpɔːz)
n
(Physiology) the period during which a woman's menstrual cycle ceases, normally occurring at an age of 45 to 50. Nontechnical name: change of life
[C19: from French, from Greek mēn month + pausis halt]
ˌmenoˈpausal, ˌmenoˈpausic adj

men•o•pause

(ˈmɛn əˌpɔz)

n.
the period of natural cessation of menstruation, usu. occurring between the ages of 45 and 55.
[1870–75; < French]
men`o•pau′sal, adj.

men·o·pause

(mĕn′ə-pôz′)
The time at which menstruation ceases, occurring usually between 45 and 55 years of age in humans.

menopause

When a woman stops menstruating because she has passed childbearing age. This is usually between the ages of 45 and 50.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.menopause - the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle endsmenopause - the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends
biological time - the time of various biological processes
middle age - the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)
Translations
إنْقِطاع الحَيْضسِنّ الْيَأسِ
menopauzapřechod
overgangsalder
menopaussivaihdevuodet
menopauza
klimax
閉経期
갱년기
menopauze, klimakterijs
klimakterium
ช่วงวัยหมดประจำเดือน
âdet/aybaşı kesilimimenopoz
sự mãn kinh

menopause

[ˈmenəʊpɔːz] Nmenopausia f

menopause

[ˈmɛnəpɔːz] nménopause f
the menopause → la ménopause
to go through the menopause → traverser la ménopause

menopause

nWechseljahre pl, → Menopause f (spec)

menopause

[ˈmɛnəʊpɔːz] nmenopausa

menopause

(ˈmenəˌpoːz) noun
the time when a woman's menstruation stops, around the age of 50.

menopause

سِنّ الْيَأسِ menopauza overgangsalder Wechseljahre εμμηνόπαυση menopausia vaihdevuodet ménopause menopauza menopausa 閉経期 갱년기 menopauze overgangsalder menopauza menopausa менопауза klimakterium ช่วงวัยหมดประจำเดือน menopoz sự mãn kinh 更年期

men·o·pause

n. menopausia, cambio de vida en la mujer adulta, terminación de la etapa de reproducción y disminución de la producción hormonal.

menopause

n menopausia
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