menstrual flow

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Noun1.menstrual flow - flow of blood from the uterus; occurs at roughly monthly intervals during a woman's reproductive years
adult female body, woman's body - the body of an adult woman
blood - the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped through the body by the heart and contains plasma, blood cells, and platelets; "blood carries oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and carries away waste products"; "the ancients believed that blood was the seat of the emotions"
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Menstrual sponge is also known as sea sponge or period sponge which are used to absorb menstrual discharge. They are more useful during heavy menstrual discharge.
The awareness about the source of menstrual discharge increased following health education.
12 -- The reason for prohibiting women of age between 10-50 years from entering Sabarimala is that they are supposed to be in menstruation stage which time they are considered impure because the menstrual discharge is believed to be impure.
Some of these menstrual characteristics are such as irregularity in the menstrual cycle, premenstrual pain and discomfort and heavy menstrual discharge. Menstrual disturbances are common among the adolescent age group and are often explained by the immaturity of the hypothalamic--pituitary--gonadal axis.