hot flash


hot flash

noun

: a sudden brief hot feeling experienced especially by women during menopause

Full Definition of HOT FLASH

:  a sudden brief flushing and sensation of heat caused by dilation of skin capillaries usually associated with menopausal endocrine imbalance —called also hot flush

First Known Use of HOT FLASH

1910

hot flash

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HOT FLASH

: a sudden brief flushing and sensation of heat caused by dilation of skin capillaries usually associated with menopausal endocrine imbalance—called also hot flush

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