premenopausal

adjective pre·men·o·paus·al \ ˌprē-ˌme-nə-ˈpȯ-zəl , -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

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premenopausal

adjective pre·meno·paus·al \ -ˌmen-ə-ˈpȯ-zəl, -ˌmēn- \

medical Definition of premenopausal

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

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