emmenagogue

noun
em·​men·​a·​gogue | \ə-ˈme-nə-ˌgäg, e-\

Definition of emmenagogue 

: an agent that promotes the menstrual discharge

First Known Use of emmenagogue

circa 1732, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for emmenagogue

Greek emmēna menses (from neuter plural of emmēnos monthly, from en- + mēn month) + English -agogue — more at moon

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The first known use of emmenagogue was circa 1732

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emmenagogue

adjective
em·​men·​a·​gogue | \ə-ˈmen-ə-ˌgäg, e- \

Medical Definition of emmenagogue 

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emmenagogue

noun

Medical Definition of emmenagogue (Entry 2 of 2)

: an agent that promotes the menstrual discharge

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