catamenial

catamenia

[kat-uh-mee-nee-uh]
noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Physiology.

Origin:
1745–55; < Neo-Latin < Greek katamḗnia, neuter plural of Greek katamḗnios monthly, equivalent to kata- cata- + mḗn month + -ios -ious

catamenial, adjective
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catamenia (ˌkætəˈmiːnɪə)
 
pl n
physiol another word for menses
 
[C18: from New Latin, from Greek katamēnia menses]
 
cata'menial
 
adj

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