premenopausal

adjective
pre·​men·​o·​paus·​al | \ ˌprē-ˌme-nə-ˈpȯ-zəl How to pronounce premenopausal (audio) , -ˌmē- \
variants: or less commonly pre-menopausal

Definition of premenopausal

: of, relating to, or being in the period preceding menopause premenopausal women

First Known Use of premenopausal

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Premenopausal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premenopausal. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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premenopausal

adjective
pre·​meno·​paus·​al | \ -ˌmen-ə-ˈpȯ-zəl, -ˌmēn- How to pronounce premenopausal (audio) \

Medical Definition of premenopausal

: of, relating to, or being in the period preceding menopause and especially the perimenopausal period premenopausal women

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