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metrorrhagia

[ mee-truh-rey-jee-uh, -juh, me- ]
/ ˌmi trəˈreɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə, ˌmɛ- /
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noun Pathology.
nonmenstrual discharge of blood from the uterus; uterine hemorrhage.
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Origin of metrorrhagia

From New Latin, dating back to 1770–80; see origin at metro-2, -rrhagia

OTHER WORDS FROM metrorrhagia

me·tror·rhag·ic [mee-truh-raj-ik, me-], /ˌmi trəˈrædʒ ɪk, ˌmɛ-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for metrorrhagia

metrorrhagia
/ (ˌmiːtrɔːˈreɪdʒɪə, ˌmɛt-) /

noun
abnormal bleeding from the uterus

Word Origin for metrorrhagia

C19 NL, from Gk, mētra womb + -rraghia a breaking forth
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Medical definitions for metrorrhagia

metrorrhagia
[ mē′trə-rājə ]

n.
Bleeding from the uterus that is not associated with menstruation.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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