menostaxis

menostaxis

[men-uh-stak-sis]
noun Pathology.
an abnormally prolonged period of menstruation.

Origin:
1895–1900; meno- + Greek stáxis dropping, dripping (of blood)

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menostaxis men·o·stax·is (měn'ə-stāk'sĭs)
n.
See hypermenorrhea.

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