menorrhagia

[ men-uh-rey-jee-uh, -juh ]
/ ˌmɛn əˈreɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə /

noun Pathology.

excessive menstrual discharge.

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Origin of menorrhagia

First recorded in 1770–80; meno- + -rrhagia

OTHER WORDS FROM menorrhagia

men·or·rhag·ic [men-uh-raj-ik] /ˌmɛn əˈrædʒ ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for menorrhagia

menorrhagia
/ (ˌmɛnɔːˈreɪdʒɪə) /

noun

excessive bleeding during menstruation

Derived forms of menorrhagia

menorrhagic (ˌmɛnəˈrædʒɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for menorrhagia

menorrhagia
[ mĕn′ə-rājə ]

n.

hypermenorrhea
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