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catamenia

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noun plural cat·a·me·nia \ˌka-tə-ˈmē-nē-ə\

Definition of catamenia

  1. :  menses

cat·a·me·ni·al play \-nē-əl\ adjective


Origin of catamenia

New Latin, from Greek katamēnia, from neuter plural of katamēnios monthly, from kata by + mēn month — more at cata-, moon


First Known Use: 1750


Medical Dictionary

catamenia

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noun plural cata·me·nia \ˌkat-ə-ˈmē-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of catamenia

  1. :  menses

  2. cata·me·ni·al \-nē-əl\play adjective




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