menarche

noun
men·​ar·​che | \ ˈme-ˌnär-kē How to pronounce menarche (audio) \

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 How to pronounce menarcheal (audio) \ 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 How to pronounce menarche (audio) \

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 How to pronounce menarcheal (audio) \ or menarchal \ men-​ˈär-​kəl How to pronounce menarchal (audio) \ also menarchial \ men-​ˈär-​kē-​əl How to pronounce menarchial (audio) \ adjective

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