premenopausal

menopausal

[men-uh-paw-zuhl]
adjective
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of menopause.

Origin:
1905–10; menopause + -al1

postmenopausal, adjective
premenopausal, adjective
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menopausal
1910, from menopause.
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premenopausal pre·me·no·paus·al (prē'měn-ə-pô'zəl)
adj.
Of or relating to the years or the stage of life immediately before the onset of menopause.

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