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climacterium

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noun cli·mac·te·ri·um \ˌklī-ˌmak-ˈtir-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of climacterium

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climacteria

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  1. :  the bodily and mental changes (as in reproductive and endocrine function) occurring during the latter part of middle age; specifically :  menopause and the bodily and psychological changes that accompany it


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