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hot flash

noun

Simple Definition of hot flash

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

Full Definition of hot flash

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

1910

First Known Use of hot flash

1910


Medical Dictionary

hot flash

noun

Medical Definition of hot flash

  1. :  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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