metrorrhagia


me·tror·rha·gia

noun \ˌmē-trə-ˈrā-j(ē-)ə, -ˈrā-zhə; -ˈrä-jə, -zhə\

Definition of METRORRHAGIA

:  irregular uterine bleeding especially between menstrual periods

Origin of METRORRHAGIA

New Latin, from metro- womb (from Greek mētra, from mētr-, mētēr mother) + -rrhagia — more at mother
First Known Use: 1879

me·tror·rha·gia

noun \ˌmē-trə-ˈrā-j(ē-)ə, -ˈrā-zhə; -ˈräj-ə, -ˈräzh-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of METRORRHAGIA

: irregular uterine bleeding especially between menstrual periods—compare menorrhagia
me·tror·rhag·ic \-ˈraj-ik\ adjective

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