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SAFE PERIOD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does safe period mean? 

SAFE PERIOD (noun)
  The noun SAFE PERIOD has 1 sense:

1. that time during a woman's menstrual cycle during which conception is least likely to occur (usually immediately before of after menstruation)

  Familiarity information: SAFE PERIOD used as a noun is very rare.


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SAFE PERIOD (noun)


Sense 1safe period [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

That time during a woman's menstrual cycle during which conception is least likely to occur (usually immediately before of after menstruation)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("safe period" is a kind of...):

phase; stage (any distinct time period in a sequence of events)

Holonyms ("safe period" is a part of...):

menstrual cycle (a 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)


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