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menarche

 [mĕ-nahr´ke]
establishment or beginning of the menstrual function. adj., adj menar´cheal.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·nar·che

(me-nar'kē), Avoid the mispronunciation men'arche.
Establishment of the menstrual function; the time of the first menstrual period.
[G. mēn, month, + archē, beginning]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

menarche

(mə-när′kē)
n.
The initial onset of menstruation, usually occurring between the ages of 10 and 15.

me·nar′che·al adj.
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menarche

The period of menstrual onset; when menstruation begins; the first menstrual discharge.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

menarche

Ob/Gyn The time that menstruation begins; the first menstrual discharge. Cf Menopause.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

me·nar·che

(men-ahr'kē)
Establishment of the menstrual function; the time of the first menstrual period.
[G. mēn, month, + archē, beginning]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

menarche

The onset of MENSTRUATION. Compare MENOPAUSE.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

menarche

the onset of menstruation which occurs at puberty.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Menarche

The first menstrual period or the establishment of the menstrual function.
Mentioned in: Menstrual Disorders
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

me·nar·che

(men-ahr'kē)
Establishment of the menstrual function; the time of the first menstrual period.
[G. mēn, month, + archē, beginning]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In a similar study by Verma M et al; reported the overall prevalence of anemia of 57.5% with girls having higher prevalence of anemia and more menarchal girls were anemic as compared to those who did not attend menarche (16).