verb men·stru·ate \ˈmen(t)-strü-ˌwāt, ˈmen-ˌstrāt\

of a woman : to have blood flow from your body as part of a process that happens each month


Full Definition of MENSTRUATE

intransitive verb
:  to undergo menstruation

Examples of MENSTRUATE

  1. She began menstruating at the age of 12.


Late Latin menstruatus, past participle of menstruari, from Latin menstrua menses, from neuter plural of menstruus monthly, from mensis
First Known Use: 1713

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Medical Dictionary


intransitive verb men·stru·ate \ˈmen(t)-strə-ˌwāt, ˈmen-ˌstrāt\

Medical Definition of MENSTRUATE

:  to undergo menstruation


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