menarche

noun
men·​ar·​che | \ˈme-ˌnär-kē \

Definition of menarche 

: the beginning of the menstrual function especially : the first menstrual period of an individual

Other Words from menarche

menarcheal \ˌme-​när-​ˈkē-​əl \ adjective

First Known Use of menarche

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for menarche

New Latin, from men- + Greek archē beginning

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menarche

noun
men·​ar·​che | \ˈmen-ˌär-kē \

Medical Definition of menarche 

: the beginning of the menstrual function especially : the first menstrual period of an individual

Other Words from menarche

menarcheal \ˌmen-​ˈär-​kē-​əl \ or menarchal \men-​ˈär-​kəl \ also menarchial \men-​ˈär-​kē-​əl \ adjective

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