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mucocutaneous

 [mu″ko-ku-ta´ne-us]
pertaining to mucous membrane and skin.
mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome Kawasaki's disease.

mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous

(myū'kō-kyū-tā'nē-ŭs),
Relating to mucous membrane and skin; denoting the line of junction of the two at the nasal, oral, vaginal, and anal orifices.
Synonym(s): cutaneomucosal

mucocutaneous

/mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous/ (-ku-ta´ne-us) pertaining to or affecting the mucous membrane and the skin.

mucocutaneous

(myo͞o′kō-kyo͞o-tā′nē-əs)
adj.
Of or relating to the skin and a mucous membrane.

mucocutaneous

[myo̅o̅′kōkyo̅o̅tā′nē·əs]
Etymology: L, mucus + cutis, skin, osus, having
pertaining to the mucous membrane and the skin.

menopause

Change of life, climacteric, 'time of life'  Gynecology The cessation of menstrual activity due to failure to form ovarian follicles, which normally occurs age 45–50 Clinical Menstrual irregularity, vasomotor instability, 'hot flashes', irritability or psychosis, ↑ weight, painful breasts, dyspareunia, ↑/↓ libido, atrophy of urogenital epithelium and skin, ASHD, MI, strokes and osteoporosis–which can be lessened by HRT. See Estrogen replacement therapy, Hot flashes, Male menopause, Premature ovarian failure, Premature menopause. Cf Menarche.
Menopause–”…what a drag it is getting old.” Jagger, Richards
Bladder Cystourethritis, frequency/urgency, stress incontinence
Breasts ↓ Size, softer consistency, sagging
Cardiovascular Angina, ASHD, CAD
Endocrine Hot flashes
Mucocutaneous Atrophy, dryness, pruritus, facial hirsutism, dry mouth
Neurologic Psychological, sleep disturbances
Pelvic floor Uterovaginal prolapse
Skeleton  Osteoporosis, fractures, low back pain
Vagina Bloody discharge, dyspareunia, vaginitis
Vocal cords Deepened voice
Vulva  Atrophy, dystrophy, pruritus

mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous

(myū'kō-kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Relating to mucous membrane and skin; denoting the line of junction of the two at the nasal, oral, vaginal, and anal orifices.

mu·co·cu·ta·ne·ous

(myū'kō-kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Relating to mucous membrane and skin; denoting line of junction of two at nasal, oral, vaginal, and anal orifices.

mucocutaneous

pertaining to mucous membrane and skin.

mucocutaneous margin
the sites where skin and mucosae merge, e.g. at the anus, mouth, urethra. Called also mucocutaneous junction.