hot flash

noun
Updated on: 21 May 2018

Definition of hot flash

: a sudden brief flushing and sensation of heat caused by dilation of skin capillaries usually associated with menopausal endocrine imbalance called also hot flush

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First Known Use of hot flash

1907

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Definition of hot flash for English Language Learners

  • : a sudden brief hot feeling experienced especially by women during menopause


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hot flash

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medical Definition of hot flash

: a sudden brief flushing and sensation of heat caused by dilation of skin capillaries usually associated with menopausal endocrine imbalance called also hot flush

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