menorrhagia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n menorrhagia abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Menorrhagia (Med) Profuse menstruation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n menorrhagia In physiology, ordinary menstruation.
    • n menorrhagia In pathology, an immoderate menstrual discharge; menor-rhagy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Menorrhagia (phys.) the ordinary flow of the menses:
    • Menorrhagia (path.) an immoderate menstrual discharge
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. mh`n month + to break
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Pl. of L. mensis, a month.

Usage

In literature:

The mucous membranes are inclined to hemorrhage (Epistaxis, Hematemesis, Menorrhagia, Abortion).
"Valere Aude" by Louis Dechmann
The treatment of this form of menorrhagia does not differ from that already suggested.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Amenorrhoea is perhaps more common than menorrhagia.
"Sex in Education" by Edward H. Clarke
All physicians are aware of the frequent dependence of menorrhagia upon anemia, not only acquired, but congenital.
"The Education of American Girls" by Anna Callender Brackett
By menorrhagia we understand an immoderate flow of the menses.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
Menorrhagia, at any time in the course of the disease, was a bad augury.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
For many months she had no menorrhagia.
"Psychotherapy" by James J. Walsh
By far the most mischievous in this way is menorrhagia of the young.
"Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it" by Francis E. Anstie
Menorrhagia signifies excessive bleeding at the menstrual periods.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
Opposed to amenorrhoea is menorrhagia, or an excessive menstrual flow.
"Essays In Pastoral Medicine" by Austin ÓMalley
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In news:

1 we sympathise with his pessimism about the current management of menorrhagia .
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