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menstruate

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

Simple Definition of menstruate

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

Full Definition of menstruate

men·stru·at·edmen·stru·at·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to undergo menstruation

Examples of menstruate

  1. She began menstruating at the age of 12.



Origin of menstruate

Late Latin menstruatus, past participle of menstruari, from Latin menstrua menses, from neuter plural of menstruus monthly, from mensis


First Known Use: 1713

Rhymes with menstruate

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Medical Dictionary

menstruate

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

Medical Definition of menstruate

men·stru·at·edmen·stru·at·ing

  1. :  to undergo menstruation




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