catamenia


cat·a·me·nia

noun plural \ˌka-tə-ˈmē-nē-ə\

Definition of CATAMENIA

:  menses
cat·a·me·ni·al \-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

cata·me·nia

noun plural \ˌkat-ə-ˈmē-nē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CATAMENIA

cata·me·ni·al \-nē-əl\ adjective

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