- of or relating to menstruation or to the menses.
- Archaic. monthly.
Origin of menstrual
Examples from the Web for menstrual
In 2013, Taiwan passed an amendment to its Gender Equality Act allotting women three paid days of menstrual leave each year.The Pill Is More Than Birth Control
July 29, 2014
Smaller issues that result from IUDs mirror those of other contraceptives, such as menstrual cramps, spotting, or infection.Forget The Pill, IUD Is The New Queen of Birth Control
May 30, 2014
Menstrual Cramps—Eat two tbsps of flax seeds during your period because of their hormone balancing lignans and phytoestrogens.Use These 15 Home Remedies Based On Ayurveda To Cure Menstrual Cramps, Hangovers, and Indigestion
January 21, 2014
Every woman is aware that stress and emotional factors can alter her menstrual cycle."Legitimate Rape": An Old Right-Wing Trope
August 20, 2012
But can saffron really relieve the pain of arthritis, sore throats, and menstrual cramps, as some believe?In Search of the $10,000 Spice
July 14, 2009
I was troubled with leucorrhœa, and my menstrual periods were very irregular.Treatise on the Diseases of Women
Lydia E. Pinkham
The placenta (and also the child) was considered to be formed of menstrual blood.The Evolution of the Dragon
G. Elliot Smith
It can also result from catching cold during the menstrual period.The Eugenic Marriage, Vol 2 (of 4)
W. Grant Hague
Labhi ang dinug-an, Wash the clothes you got menstrual blood on.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
John U. Wolff
The reason for this is the dread with which they regard the menstrual period of women.Balder The Beautiful, Vol. I.
Sir James George Frazer
- of or relating to menstruation or the menses
Word Origin and History for menstrual
late 14c., "pertaining to menses," also (in astronomy) "monthly," from Old French menstruel, from Latin menstrualis "monthly," especially "of or having monthly courses," from menstruus "of a month, every month, monthly, pertaining to a month," from mensis "month" (see moon (n.)).
- Of or relating to menstruation.