menstruation

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menstruation, abnormal suppression of amenorrhea
menstruation, membrane shed during decidua
painful menstruation dysmenorrhea
(pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus; thickens under hormonal control and (if pregnancy does not occur) is shed in menstruation; if pregnancy occurs it is shed along with the placenta at parturition endometrium
abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged hypermenorrhea , menorrhagia
first occurrence of menstruation in a woman menarche
menstruation, first menarche
period that marks the end of menstruation menopause
menstruation cessation menopause
menstruation blood menses
recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy; if pregnancy does not occur the lining is shed at menstruation menstrual cycle
bleeding from the uterus that is not due to menstruation; usually indicative of disease (as cervical cancer) metrorrhagia
(Hebrew) a ritual purification and cleansing bath that Orthodox Jews take on certain occasions (as before Sabbath or after menstruation) mikvah
progesterone derivative used in oral contraceptives and in the control of menstruation and the treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding norethynodrel
abnormally light or infrequent menstruation oligomenorrhea
syndrome that occurs in many women from 2 to 14 days before the onset of menstruation PMS , premenstrual syndrome
painful menstruation that is intrinsic to menstruation and not the result of a disease primary dysmenorrhea
that time during a woman's menstrual cycle during which conception is least likely to occur (usually immediately before of after menstruation) safe period
cessation of menstruation in a woman who had previously menstruated secondary amenorrhea
painful menstruation that is caused by some specific disorder (as endometriosis) secondary dysmenorrhea
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