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me·tror·rha·gi·a

 (mē′trə-rā′jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Bleeding from the uterus not associated with menstruation.

me′tror·rha′gic (-rā′jĭk) adj.
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metrorrhagia

(ˌmiːtrɔːˈreɪdʒɪə; ˌmɛt-)
n
(Pathology) abnormal bleeding from the uterus
[C19 NL, from Gk, mētra womb + -rraghia a breaking forth]
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me•tror•rha•gi•a

(ˌmi trəˈreɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə, ˌmɛ-)

n.
nonmenstrual discharge of blood from the uterus; uterine hemorrhage.
[1770–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.metrorrhagia - bleeding from the uterus that is not due to menstruationmetrorrhagia - bleeding from the uterus that is not due to menstruation; usually indicative of disease (as cervical cancer)
bleeding, haemorrhage, hemorrhage - the flow of blood from a ruptured blood vessel
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