emotional amenorrhea


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e·mo·tion·al a·men·or·rhe·a

amenorrhea caused by a strong emotional disturbance, for example, fright, grief.

emotional amenorrhea

a suppression of menstrual discharge from the uterus caused by psychological factors.

emo·tion·al a·men·or·rhe·a

(ē-mōshŭn-ăl ă-men-ōr-ēă)
Menstrual hiatus caused by a strong emotional disturbance, e.g., fright, grief.

emotional amenorrhea

Amenorrhea resulting from shock, fright, or hysteria.
See also: amenorrhea