Medical Dictionary


noun cli·mac·te·ri·um \ˌklī-ˌmak-ˈtir-ē-əm\
plural cli·mac·te·ria \-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of CLIMACTERIUM

:  the bodily and psychic changes accompanying the transition from middle life to old age; specifically :  menopause and the bodily and mental changes that accompany it


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