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catamenia


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Catamenia  \Cat`a*me"nia\  (k[a^]t`[.a]*m[=e]"n[i^]*[.a]),  n.  pl 
  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ta`  katamh`nia.]  (Med.) 
  The  monthly  courses  of  women;  menstrual  discharges;  menses. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  catamenia 
  n  :  the  monthly  discharge  of  blood  from  the  uterus  of 
  nonpregnant  women  from  puberty  to  menopause;  "the  women 
  were  sickly  and  subject  to  excessive  menstruation";  "a 
  woman  does  not  take  the  gout  unless  her  menses  be 
  stopped"--Hippocrates;  "the  semen  begins  to  appear  in 
  males  and  to  be  emitted  at  the  same  time  of  life  that  the 
  catamenia  begin  to  flow  in  females"--Aristotle  [syn:  {menstruation}, 
  {menses},  {period},  {flow}] 




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