[mee-truh-rey-jee-uh, -juh, me-]
- nonmenstrual discharge of blood from the uterus; uterine hemorrhage.
Origin of metrorrhagia
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Menorrhagia and metrorrhagia commonly have an identical cause and they frequently coexist.Essays In Pastoral Medicine
There is, indeed, no surer way of checking or of stopping a metrorrhagia than by curetting the womb during the very flow.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 1 (of 6)
- abnormal bleeding from the uterus
Word Origin for metrorrhagia
C19 NL, from Gk, mētra womb + -rraghia a breaking forth
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- Bleeding from the uterus that is not associated with menstruation.
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