emmenagogue

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

Definition of emmenagogue

: an agent that promotes the menstrual discharge

Origin and Etymology of emmenagogue

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


Medical Dictionary

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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

: an agent that promotes the menstrual discharge

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