menarche

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menarche

 [mĕ-nahr´ke]
establishment or beginning of the menstrual function. adj., adj menar´cheal.

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]

menarche

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

me·nar′che·al adj.

menarche

The period of menstrual onset; when menstruation begins; the first menstrual discharge.

menarche

Ob/Gyn The time that menstruation begins; the first menstrual discharge. Cf Menopause.

me·nar·che

(men-ahr'kē)
Establishment of the menstrual function; the time of the first menstrual period.
[G. mēn, month, + archē, beginning]

menarche

The onset of MENSTRUATION. Compare MENOPAUSE.

menarche

the onset of menstruation which occurs at puberty.

Menarche

The first menstrual period or the establishment of the menstrual function.
Mentioned in: Menstrual Disorders

me·nar·che

(men-ahr'kē)
Establishment of the menstrual function; the time of the first menstrual period.
[G. mēn, month, + archē, beginning]
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The mean antral follicle count was 15.9 in the prepubertal group, 21.5 in the pubertal group, and 20.4 in the early menarchal group, said Dr.
(9.) Rollene N, Nunn M, Wilson T: Recurrent Ovarian Torsion in a Pre menarchal Adolescent Girl: Contemporary Surgical Management: J Obstetric Gynecology 2009 Aug 114(2 PT 2): 422-4.
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).