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amenorrhea

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

Definition of amenorrhea

  1. :  abnormal absence or suppression of menses

amenorrheicplay \-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


Medical Dictionary

amenorrhea

noun amen·or·rhea

Medical Definition of amenorrhea

  1. :  abnormal absence or suppression of menstruation—see primary amenorrhea, secondary amenorrhea

amenorrheic or chiefly British amenorrhoeic \-ˈrē-ik\play adjective


Variants of amenorrhea

or chiefly British amenorrhoea \ˌā-ˌmen-ə-ˈrē-ə, ˌäm-ˌen-\play

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