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emmenagogue

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noun em·men·a·gogue \ə-ˈme-nə-ˌgäg, e-\

Definition of emmenagogue

  1. :  an agent that promotes the menstrual discharge



Origin and Etymology of emmenagogue

Greek emmēna menses (from neuter plural of emmēnos monthly, from en- + mēn month) + English -agogue — more at moon


First Known Use: circa 1732


Medical Dictionary

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emmenagogue

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adjective em·men·a·gogue \ə-ˈmen-ə-ˌgäg, e-\

Medical Definition of emmenagogue




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emmenagogue

noun em·men·a·gogue

Medical Definition of emmenagogue

  1. :  an agent that promotes the menstrual discharge




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