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men·ses

 (mĕn′sēz)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
2. The material, consisting of blood and cellular debris from the uterus, discharged during menstruation.

[Latin mēnsēs, pl. of mēnsis, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots.]
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menses

(ˈmɛnsiːz)
n, pl menses
1. (Physiology) another name for menstruation
2. (Physiology) the period of time, usually from three to five days, during which menstruation occurs
3. (Physiology) the matter discharged during menstruation
[C16: from Latin, pl of mensis month]
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men•ses

(ˈmɛn siz)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
the menstrual flow.
[1590–1600; < Latin mēnsēs, pl. of mēnsis month]
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men·ses

(mĕn′sēz)
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.menses - the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopausemenses - 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
expelling, discharge, emission - any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body; "the discharge of pus"
hypermenorrhea, menorrhagia - abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
oligomenorrhea - abnormally light or infrequent menstruation
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Translations

menses

[ˈmensiːz] NPLmenstruo msing
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menses

pl (rare)Menses pl (dated)
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men·ses

n. menses, menstruo, menstruación, período, regla.
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The participants were asked about their menses cycle and symptoms.
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This explains why some females from adolescence may have noticed that preceding the period of their menses, they are transiently moody, irritable and may experience other mood changes that are referred to as premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
It is a common practice to see women report to the consulting room with issues related to their menses. More often than not, their complaints span from changes in the amount of flow, the duration, associated pains and issues with inter-menstrual bleeding.
Answer: The Muslim woman is allowed to take pills to stop menses during Ramadan.
The researchers found that 21 percent of participants had irregular menses (no more than three periods in the prior six months).
It's Only Blood includes anecdotes from women whose monthly routine includes hiding menses, staying away from other people, and not participating in normal activities like school, exercise, or religious life.
Amenorrhea, or the absence of menses, and anovulation, the absence of ovulation, are not always synonymous.
Dr Nivedhitha Sivasankar Doha Menstrual disorders can be in the form of painful menses (periods), heavy bleeding, irregular menses, very little flow or absent menses, bleeding in between menses or after sexual contact.
Catatonia and the Menses. Kraepelin [4] was the first to notice that periodic attacks of excitement in dementia praecox were sometimes related to the menses in women.
Most girls with intellectual disability attain menarche at the usual age and go through regular menses as their nondisabled peers.