perimenopause(redirected from perimenopauses)
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The period of a woman's life characterized by physiological changes associated with the end of reproductive capacity, terminating with the completion of menopause. Also called climacteric.
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(Physiology) the period leading up to the menopause during which some of the symptoms associated with menopause may be experienced
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