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hypermenorrhea

 [hi″per-men″o-re´ah]
excessive menstruation; causes include uterine tumors, pelvic inflammatory disease, abnormal conditions of pregnancy, and endocrine disturbances. It may cause anemia. Called also menorrhagia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hy·per·men·or·rhe·a

(hī'pĕr-men'ō-rē'ă), Do not confuse this word with polymenorrhea.
Excessively prolonged or profuse menses.
Synonym(s): menorrhagia
[hyper- + G. mēn, month, + rhoia, flow]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

menorrhagia

(mĕn′ə-rā′jē-ə)
n.
Abnormally heavy or extended menstrual flow.

men′or·rha′gic (-jĭk) adj.
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menorrhagia

(1) Abnormally heavy bleeding during normal menses intervals, but which lasts longer than usual.
(2) An excessive menstrual flow.
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menorrhagia

Gynecology Excessive uterine bleeding at the regular menstrual times lasting longer than usual
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

menorrhagia

Abnormally heavy and prolonged MENSTRUAL PERIODS. This is often due to an excessive buildup of the womb lining (the ENDOMETRIUM) but may be due to a spontaneous abortion or FIBROID TUMOURS. Cancer of the endometrium usually causes irregular bleeding, rather than menorrhagia. The condition can often be treated with the contraceptive pill.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Menorrhagia

Excessively heavy menstrual flow with cycles of normal length. It is also called hypermenorrhea.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Present study had greater frequency between 31-50 years (90.3%) age group similar to studies by Ashraf T et al [14], and Begum S et al [7] whereas in contrast Hafiz R et al [15] observed that affected females were a decade lesser 20-40 years of age possibly since they included only menorrhagic patients with fibroid.