metrorrhagia

[mee-truh-rey-jee-uh, -juh, me-]

Origin of metrorrhagia

From New Latin, dating back to 1770–80; see origin at metro-2, -rrhagia
Related formsme·tror·rhag·ic [mee-truh-raj-ik, me-] /ˌmi trəˈrædʒ ɪk, ˌmɛ-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for metrorrhagia

metrorrhagia

noun
  1. abnormal bleeding from the uterus

Word Origin for metrorrhagia

C19 NL, from Gk, mētra womb + -rraghia a breaking forth
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metrorrhagia in Medicine

metrorrhagia

[mē′trə-rājə]
n.
  1. Bleeding from the uterus that is not associated with menstruation.
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