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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Menses  \Men"ses\,  n.  pl  [L.  mensis  month,  pl  menses  months, 
  and  the  monthly  courses  of  women.  Cf  {Month}.]  (Med.) 
  The  catamenial  or  menstrual  discharge,  a  periodic  flow  of 
  blood  or  bloody  fluid  from  the  uterus  or  female  generative 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  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}, 
  {catamenia},  {period},  {flow}] 

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