artificial menopause


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artificial menopause

Etymology: L, artificiosus, artificial, men, month; Gk, pauein, to cease
the termination of menstrual periods by surgery, radiation, or other methods. See also menopause.

artificial menopause

Menopause following oophorectomy (surgical removal of the ovaries), radiation therapy, or chemotherapy.
See also: menopause
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