perimenopause

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noun peri·men·o·pause \ˌper-ē-ˈme-nə-ˌpȯz, -ˈmē-\

Definition of perimenopause

  1. :  the period around the onset of menopause that is often marked by various physical signs (such as hot flashes and menstrual irregularity)

perimenopausal

play \ˌper-ē-ˌme-nə-ˈpȯ-zəl, -ˌmē-\ adjective

1962

First Known Use of perimenopause

1962


Medical Dictionary

perimenopause

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noun peri·men·o·pause \-ˈmen-ə-ˌpȯz, -ˈmēn-\

Medical Definition of perimenopause

  1. :  the period around the onset of menopause that is often marked by various physical signs (as hot flashes and menstrual irregularity)


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