amenorrhoea

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amenorrhoea

(ā-mĕn′ə-rē′ə)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of amenorrhea.

a·men′or·rhoe′ic, a·men′or·rhoe′al adj.

a·men·or·rhe·a

(ā-menŏ-rēă)
Absence or abnormal cessation of the menses.
Synonym(s): amenorrhoea.
[G. a- priv. + mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]

amenorrhoea

The absence of menstruation. This is normal before puberty and after the menopause. During the reproductive years, the commonest causes are pregnancy and LACTATION, but it can be caused by a number of hormonal and other disorders.

a·men·or·rhe·a

(ā-menŏ-rēă)
Absence or abnormal cessation of the menses.
Synonym(s): amenorrhea.
[G. a- priv. + mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]