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metrorrhagia

[mee-truh-rey-jee-uh, -juh, me-] /ˌmi trəˈreɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə, ˌmɛ-/
noun, Pathology
1.
nonmenstrual discharge of blood from the uterus; uterine hemorrhage.
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80; < New Latin; see metro-2, -rrhagia
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metrorrhagic
[mee-truh-raj-ik, me-] /ˌmi trəˈrædʒ ɪk, ˌmɛ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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metrorrhagia

/ˌmiːtrɔːˈreɪdʒɪə; ˌmɛt-/
noun
1.
abnormal bleeding from the uterus
Word Origin
C19 NL, from Gk, mētra womb + -rraghia a breaking forth
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metrorrhagic in Medicine

metrorrhagia me·tror·rha·gi·a (mē'trə-rā'jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Bleeding from the uterus that is not associated with menstruation.

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