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amenorrhea

noun amen·or·rhea \ˌā-ˌme-nə-ˈrē-ə, ˌä-\

Definition of AMENORRHEA

:  abnormal absence or suppression of menses
amen·or·rhe·ic \-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

Origin of AMENORRHEA

New Latin, from a- + Greek mēn month + New Latin -o- + -rrhea — more at moon
First Known Use: circa 1771

amenorrhea

noun amen·or·rhea   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMENORRHEA

:  abnormal absence or suppression of menstruation—see primary amenorrhea, secondary amenorrhea
amen·or·rhe·ic or chiefly British amen·or·rhoe·ic \-ˈrē-ik\ adjective

Variants of AMENORRHEA

amen·or·rhea or chiefly British amen·or·rhoea \ˌā-ˌmen-ə-ˈrē-ə, ˌäm-ˌen-\

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