menstruation menstruation  /ˌmɛn stru ˈeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

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Usage(s):

  1. With Lybrel, the dummy pills are replaced with daily doses of hormones, eliminating menstruation altogether.
  2. A maverick scientist contends that menstruation protects against infection.
  3. Since the endocrine system plays a critical role in the timing of menstruation, there is at least a strong circumstantial case that the two are linked.

News

  • A Taboo Topic: Menopause, Vaginal Dryness, and Painful Intercourse

    Menopause: A Natural Biological Process Menopause can be a difficult transition in a woman’s life. The average age for menopause is 51 and marks the permanent end of menstruation and fertility. It is a natural biological process, but can often leave women feeling less feminine and even less healthy, vital and sexual. One side effect [...]
    on July 21, 2013     Source: Injury Board

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Quotes

  • The mezzo-soprano who played the witch Jezibaba was taken aback when Pountney told her to "look for blood on the sheets, a sign of Rusalka's reaching the age of menstruation".
    on Oct 17, 2009 By: David Pountney Source: guardian.co.uk

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