menstrual phase

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Noun1.menstrual phase - the phase of the menstrual cycle during which the lining of the uterus is shed (the first day of menstrual flow is considered day 1 of the menstrual cycle)
menstrual cycle - a recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation; "the average menstrual cycle is 28 days"
phase, stage - any distinct time period in a sequence of events; "we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"
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Total Leucocyte Count of Different Phases of Menstrual Cycle in Relation to Age Groups Total Leukocyte Proliferative Count Subjects Menstrual Phase Phase (Age Group) (n) (mean [+ or -] SEM) (mean [+ or -] SEM) 17-19 yrs.
Follicular Phase (Day 1 to 13) and Menstrual Phase (Day 1 to 5) The Beginning
indicated that in the 20-30 years age women, the thickness of the junctional zone increased significantly during the menstrual phase while no significant changes during the menstrual cycles phases in the 30-40 years age women was observed.
We originally assumed that the differences in serum estradiol levels between menstrual phases would possibly mirror those in muscle; however, muscle estradiol was found to be similar at baseline during each menstrual phase.
In the control group, CECs were detected in 3 of 13 cases during the menstrual phase, 1 of 16 cases during the proliferative phase, and 2 of 11 cases during the secretory phase, and the corresponding detection rates were 23.1%, 6.3%, and 18.2%, respectively, which were not significantly different ( P = 0.425) [Figure 1]c.
It seems that when the menstrual phase and OC are controlled, males and females showed marked differences in immune response to exercise (12).
There was a significant increase in muscle strength of upper and lower limbs in the secretory phase comparing to the menstrual phase (p<0,05) and a significantly higher consumption of sweets was observed in the menstrual phase (p<0,05).
Menstrual phase and mating context affect women's preference for male voice pitch.
The entire duration of a menstrual cycle can be divided into four main phases: (1) the follicular phase (days 6 to 13); (2) the ovulation phase (day 14); (3) the luteal phase (days 15 to 28); and (4) the menstrual phase (days 1 to 5).
Median CA-125 in the menstrual phase were 65.8 IU/mL (range 20.5-426.0 IU/mL) in DIE group and 16.6 IU/mL (range 8.0-35.9 IU/mL) in controls.
In addition, there is a study mentioning that there exists aggravation in the findings related to mood, in particular, independent of the menstrual phase in schizophrenic patients.
Regarding the hormone measurements, to detect the menstrual phase for patients and control group, serum LH, FSH, progesterone, and estradiol levels were measured within 24 h of the attempt, as defined in the previous studies (5, 9).