menopausal menopausal  /ˌmɛ nə ˈpaʊ zəl/


  • (adj) of or relating to the menopause


  1. A new study shows that for younger post-menopausal women, estrogen may actually reduce the risk of heart disease.
  2. Five years ago the mother had been diagnosed as prematurely menopausal: her ovaries had ceased to release eggs or to produce the hormones needed to sustain a pregnancy.
  3. Women suffering with serious menopausal symptoms would simply have to balance the dangers and the benefits of the hormone treatments.



  1. "I don't think they'll get the same market as (the male anti-impotence drug) Viagra, but it may help many long-term relationships," Prof Donovan said. "For a lot of women, the flower of their sexual career is often in their post-menopausal...
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: Donovan Source: The Australian

  2. "We found that tallness is also probably linked to increased risk for ovarian, pancreatic and pre-menopausal cancer as well," said Willett.
    on Oct 31, 2007 By: Walter Willett Source: Reuters UK

  3. "The only thing I've had is hot flushes and my wife tells me I'm going menopausal," Prowse joked about side effects.
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: David Prowse Source: FOXNews

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