metrorrhagia

noun
me·​tror·​rha·​gia | \ ˌmē-trə-ˈrā-j(ē-)ə How to pronounce metrorrhagia (audio) , -ˈrā-zhə; -ˈrä-jə, -zhə \

Definition of metrorrhagia

: irregular uterine bleeding especially between menstrual periods

First Known Use of metrorrhagia

1786, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for metrorrhagia

New Latin, from metro- womb (from Greek mētra, from mētr-, mētēr mother) + -rrhagia — more at mother

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The first known use of metrorrhagia was in 1786

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“Metrorrhagia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/metrorrhagia. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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metrorrhagia

noun
me·​tror·​rha·​gia | \ ˌmē-trə-ˈrā-j(ē-)ə How to pronounce metrorrhagia (audio) , -ˈrā-zhə; -ˈräj-ə How to pronounce metrorrhagia (audio) , -ˈräzh- \

Medical Definition of metrorrhagia

: irregular uterine bleeding especially between menstrual periods — compare menorrhagia

Other Words from metrorrhagia

metrorrhagic \ -​ˈraj-​ik How to pronounce metrorrhagic (audio) \ adjective

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