menstruation

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noun men·stru·a·tion \ˌmen(t)-strü-ˈwā-shən, men-ˈstrā-\

Definition of menstruation

  1. :  a discharging of blood, secretions, and tissue debris from the uterus that recurs in nonpregnant breeding-age primate females at approximately monthly intervals and that is considered to represent a readjustment of the uterus to the nonpregnant state following proliferative changes accompanying the preceding ovulation; also :  period 6c

Examples of menstruation in a sentence

  1. <a first menstruation can be somewhat scary for girls who are unprepared>

1686

First Known Use of menstruation

1686


MENSTRUATION Defined for Kids

menstruation

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noun men·stru·a·tion \ˌmen-strə-ˈwā-shən, men-ˈstrā-shən\

Definition of menstruation for Students

  1. :  a discharge of bloody fluid from the uterus that usually happens each month


Medical Dictionary

menstruation

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noun men·stru·a·tion \ˌmen(t)-strə-ˈwā-shən, men-ˈstrā-\

Medical Definition of menstruation

  1. :  a discharging of blood, secretions, and tissue debris from the uterus that recurs in nonpregnant human and other primate females of breeding age at approximately monthly intervals and that is considered to represent a readjustment of the uterus to the nonpregnant state following proliferative changes accompanying the preceding ovulation; also :  period 1b



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