postmenopausal

adjective post·men·o·paus·al \ ˌpōs(t)-ˌme-nə-ˈpȯ-zəl , -ˌmē- \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of postmenopausal

1 : having undergone menopause
2 : occurring or administered after menopause

postmenopausally

play \ˌpōs(t)-ˌme-nə-ˈpȯ-zə-lē, -ˌmē-\ adverb

postmenopause

play \ˌpōs(t)-ˈme-nə-ˌpȯz, -ˈmē-\ noun

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First Known Use of postmenopausal

1928

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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POSTMENOPAUSAL Defined for English Language Learners

postmenopausal

Definition of postmenopausal for English Language Learners

  • : having gone through menopause

  • : happening after menopause


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postmenopausal

adjective post·meno·paus·al \ -ˌmen-ə-ˈpȯ-zəl \

medical Definition of postmenopausal

1 : having undergone menopause
  • postmenopausal women
2 : occurring after menopause
  • postmenopausal osteoporosis

postmenopausally

play \\ adverb

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