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menopausal

[men-uh-paw-zuh l] /ˌmɛn əˈpɔ zəl/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of menopause.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; menopause + -al1
Related forms
postmenopausal, adjective
premenopausal, adjective
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Word Origin and History for premenopausal

menopausal

adj.

1879, from menopause + -al (1).

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premenopausal in Medicine

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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