catamenia

[ kat-uh-mee-nee-uh ]
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noun(used with a singular or plural verb)Physiology.

Origin of catamenia

1
1745–55; <New Latin <Greek katamḗnia, neuter plural of Greek katamḗnios monthly, equivalent to kata-cata- + mḗnmonth + -ios-ious

Other words from catamenia

  • cat·a·me·ni·al, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for catamenia

catamenia

/ (ˌkætəˈmiːnɪə) /


pl n
  1. physiol another word for menses

Origin of catamenia

1
C18: from New Latin, from Greek katamēnia menses

Derived forms of catamenia

  • catamenial, adjective

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