menstruum

Primary Meanings of menstruum

1.
n
the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
2.
n
(archaic) a solvent
Full Definitions of menstruum
1

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

Synonyms:
catamenia, flow, menses, menstruation, 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
2

n (archaic) a solvent

Type of:
dissolvent, dissolver, dissolving agent, resolvent, solvent
a liquid substance capable of dissolving other substances

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