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menstrual

[ men-stroo-uhl, -struhl ]
/ ˈmɛn stru əl, -strəl /
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adjective

of or relating to menstruation or to the menses.
Archaic. monthly.

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Origin of menstrual

1350–1400; Middle English menstruall<Latin mēnstruālis having monthly courses, equivalent to mēnstru(a) monthly courses (noun use of neuter plural of mēnstruus monthly; mēnstr- (see semester) + -uus adj. suffix, probably on the model of annuusannual) + -ālis-al1

OTHER WORDS FROM menstrual

in·ter·men·stru·al, adjectivepost·men·stru·al, adjectivepre·men·stru·al, adjectivepre·men·stru·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for menstrual

menstrual
/ (ˈmɛnstrʊəl) /

adjective

of or relating to menstruation or the menses
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Medical definitions for menstrual

menstrual
[ mĕnstrōō-əl ]

adj.

Of or relating to menstruation.
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