esp US amenorrhea
/ (æˌmɛnəˈrɪə, eɪ-) /
abnormal absence of menstruation
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Word Origin for amenorrhoea
C19: from a- 1 + meno- + -rrhoea
Words nearby amenorrhoea
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Example sentences from the Web for amenorrhoea
Opposed to amenorrhoea is menorrhagia, or an excessive menstrual flow.
Amenorrhoea is an absence of menstruation in conditions other than pregnancy or lactation.