metrorrhagia


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metrorrhagia

 [me″tro-ra´je-ah]
uterine bleeding, usually of normal amount, occurring at completely irregular intervals, the period of flow sometimes being prolonged.

me·tror·rha·gi·a

(mē'trō-rā'jē-ă),
Any irregular, acyclic bleeding from the uterus between periods.
[metro- + G. rhēgnymi, to burst forth]

metrorrhagia

/me·tror·rha·gia/ (-ra´jah) uterine bleeding occurring at irregular intervals, and sometimes of prolonged duration.

metrorrhagia

(mē′trə-rā′jē-ə, -jə)
n.
Bleeding from the uterus not associated with menstruation.

me′tror·rha′gic (-rā′jĭk) adj.

metrorrhagia

[met′rōrā′jē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, metra, womb, rhegnynai, to burst forth
uterine bleeding other than that caused by menstruation. It may be caused by uterine lesions and may be a sign of a urogenital malignancy, especially cervical cancer.

metrorrhagia

Irregular uterine bleeding, especially spotting of blood during the middle of the menstrual cycle.

metrorrhagia

 Uterine bleeding at irregular intervals

me·tror·rha·gi·a

(mē'trō-rā'jē-ă)
Any irregular, acyclic bleeding from the uterus between periods.
[metro- + G. rhēgnymi, to burst forth]

metrorrhagia

Bleeding from the womb (uterus) other than during the normal menstrual period.

metrorrhagia (mē·tr·rāˑ·gē·),

n heavy uterine blood flow occurring between regular menstrual periods; usually associated with pain.

metrorrhagia

uterine bleeding, usually of normal amount. Occurs normally in cows.
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In addition, a history of metrorrhagia was reported by a greater percentage of heterozygous individuals, and this group also contained a higher proportion of multiparous women.
There may also be sudden hot flushes, particularly of the face, with heat or burning at the top of the head, profuse perspiration which is aggravated by mental exertion or emotional disturbance, metrorrhagia or bloating.
Bleeding in patients with hantavirus pulmonary syndrome Area of bleeding n = 16 (%) Pulmonary 8 (32) Hematuria 6 (24) Puncture sites 5 (20) Skin (petechiae) 3 (12) Hematemesis 2 (8) Gingivorrhagia 2 (8) Metrorrhagia 2 (8) Subarachnoid hemorrhage 1 (4) Peridural (lumbar puncture) 1 (4) Epistaxis 1 (4) Subungual 1 (4) Visceral (necropsy) 1 (4) Table 2.
The most common symptoms of low-grade ESS (as well as general uterine tumors) are menorrhagia, vaginal bleeding, pelvic or abdominal pain, metrorrhagia, and abdominal fullness or distention.
The women were perimenopausal and were being evaluated for menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, or both.
The most frequently reported adverse events in Divigel(R) clinical trials were nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, vaginal mycosis, breast tenderness and metrorrhagia.
Thirteen women complained of menorrhagia or metrorrhagia, eight had pelvic pain, four had increased abdominal girth, and two each complained of urinary frequency or dyspareunia.