menorrhagia

noun men·or·rha·gia \ ˌme-nə-ˈrā-j(ē-)ə , -ˈrā-zhə ; -ˈrä-jə , -zhə \

Definition of menorrhagia

: abnormally profuse menstrual flow

Origin and Etymology of menorrhagia

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menorrhagia

noun men·or·rha·gia \ ˌmen-ə-ˈrā-j(ē-)ə , -ˈrā-zhə; -ˈräj-ə , -ˈräzh- \

medical Definition of menorrhagia

: abnormally profuse menstrual flow — compare hypermenorrhea, metrorrhagia

menorrhagic

play \-ˈraj-ik\ adjective

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