menostaxis


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menostaxis

 [men″o-stak´sis]
a prolonged menstrual period; see also hypermenorrhea.

menostaxis

/meno·stax·is/ (men″ah-stak´sis) excessively prolonged menstruation.

menostaxis

An obsolete term with two divergent definitions:
(1) Excessive prolonged menstruation;
(2) Amenorrhoea (the absence of normal menstruation).

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men-ŏr-ē'ă)
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia, menostaxis, hypermenorrhoea.
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]