suppression of menses


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suppression of menses

suppression of menses

1. Amenorrhea after menstruation begins. See: hypothalamic amenorrhea; pathological hypothalamic amenorrhea
2. Continuous hormonal contraception, used to treat dysmenorrhea, endometriosis, menstrual migraine, occupational demands, personal preferences, or premenstrual dysphoric disorder.
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