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men·stru·a·tion

 (mĕn′stro͞o-ā′shən)
n.
The monthly flow of blood and cellular debris from the uterus that begins at puberty in women and the females of certain other primates. In women, menstruation ceases at menopause. Also called catamenia, menses.

menstruation

(ˌmɛnstrʊˈeɪʃən)
n
(Physiology) the approximately monthly discharge of blood and cellular debris from the uterus by nonpregnant women from puberty to the menopause. Also called: menses Nontechnical name: period
menstruous adj

men•stru•a•tion

(ˌmɛn struˈeɪ ʃən, -ˈstreɪ-)

n.
1. the periodic discharge of blood and mucosal tissue from the uterus, occurring approximately monthly from puberty to menopause in nonpregnant women and females of other primate species.
2. the period of menstruating.
[1770–80]
men′stru•ous (-stru əs, -strəs) adj.

men·stru·a·tion

(mĕn′stro͞o-ā′shən)
The monthly flow of blood from the uterus that begins at puberty in girls and in the females of other primates. Also called menses.

menstruation

The monthly flow of blood and uterine lining from the vagina of nonpregnant females between menarche and menopause.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.menstruation - the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopausemenstruation - 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

menstruation

noun period, menstrual cycle, menses, courses (Physiology), flow (informal), monthly (informal), the curse (informal), catamenia (Physiology) Menstruation may cease when a woman is in her late forties.
Translations
حَيْض، طَمْثطَمَث
menstruace
menstruation
kuukautisetkuukautiskierto
menstruacija
menstruáció
tíîir, blæîingar
月経
생리
menštruácia
menstruation
การมีประจำเดือน
âdet/aybaşıregl
kinh nguyệt

menstruation

[ˌmenstrʊˈeɪʃən] Nmenstruación f

menstruation

[ˌmɛnstruˈeɪʃən] nmenstruation f

menstruation

ndie Menstruation or Periode

menstruation

[ˌmɛnstrʊˈeɪʃn] nmestruazione f

menstruate

(ˈmenstrueit) verb
to discharge blood monthly from the uterus. Many girls begin to menstruate at the age of 12 or 13.
ˌmenstruˈation noun

menstruation

طَمَث menstruace menstruation Menstruation εμμηνόρροια menstruación kuukautiset règles menstruacija mestruazioni 月経 생리 menstruatie menstruasjon menstruacja menstruação менструация menstruation การมีประจำเดือน regl kinh nguyệt 月经

men·stru·a·tion

n. menstruación, flujo sanguíneo periódico de la mujer.

menstruation

n menstruación f
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