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MENSTRUATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does menstruation mean? 

MENSTRUATION (noun)
  The noun MENSTRUATION has 1 sense:

1. the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

  Familiarity information: MENSTRUATION used as a noun is very rare.


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MENSTRUATION (noun)


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Meaning:

The monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Synonyms:

catamenia; menses; menstruation; menstruum; period; flow

Context examples:

the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation / a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped / the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females

Hypernyms ("menstruation" is a kind of...):

discharge; emission; expelling (any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "menstruation"):

hypermenorrhea; menorrhagia (abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged)

oligomenorrhea (abnormally light or infrequent menstruation)


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