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men·stru·ate

 (mĕn′stro͞o-āt′)
intr.v. men·stru·at·ed, men·stru·at·ing, men·stru·ates
To experience menstruation or a menstrual period.

[Late Latin mēnstruāre, mēnstruāt-, from Latin mēnstrua, menses, from neuter pl. of mēnstruus, menstrual; see menstrual.]
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