perimenopause

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per·i·men·o·pause

 (pĕr′ə-mĕn′ə-pôz′)
n.
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.

per′i·men′o·paus′al adj.
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perimenopause

(ˌpɛrɪˈmɛnəʊˌpɔːz)
n
(Physiology) the period leading up to the menopause during which some of the symptoms associated with menopause may be experienced
ˌperiˌmenoˈpausal adj
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