catamenia

Definitions of catamenia
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n the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

“"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"--Aristotle”
Synonyms:
flow, menses, menstruation, menstruum, period
Types:
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
Type of:
discharge, emission, expelling
any of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body

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