menometrorrhagia


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menometrorrhagia

 [men″o-met″ro-ra´jah]
excessive uterine bleeding at and between menstrual periods.

men·o·me·tror·rha·gi·a

(men'ō-mē'trō-rā'jē-ă),
Irregular or excessive bleeding during menstruation and between menstrual periods.
[meno- + G. mētra, uterus, + rhēgnymi, to burst forth]

menometrorrhagia

/meno·met·ror·rha·gia/ (-met″ro-ra´jah) excessive and prolonged uterine bleeding occurring at irregular, frequent intervals.

menometrorrhagia

[men′ōmet′rōrā′jē·ə]
Etymology: L, men, month; Gk, metra, womb, rhegnyai, to burst forth
excessive menstrual and uterine bleeding other than that caused by menstruation. It is a combination of metrorrhagia and menorrhagia and may be a sign of a urogenital malignancy.

menometrorrhagia

Excessive and irregular uterine bleeding during menstruation.

menometrorrhagia

Gynecology Excessive uterine bleeding during menstruation accompanied by irregularity

men·o·me·tror·rha·gi·a

(men'ō-mē'trō-rā'jē-ă)
Irregular or excessive bleeding during menstruation and between menstrual periods.
[meno- + G. mētra, uterus, + rhēgnymi, to burst forth]
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