[ mee-truh-rey-jee-uh, -juh, me- ]
/ ˌmi trəˈreɪ dʒi ə, -dʒə, ˌmɛ- /
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nonmenstrual discharge of blood from the uterus; uterine hemorrhage.
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OTHER WORDS FROM metrorrhagiame·tror·rhag·ic [mee-truh-raj-ik, me-], /ˌmi trəˈrædʒ ɪk, ˌmɛ-/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for metrorrhagia
Menorrhagia and metrorrhagia commonly have an identical cause and they frequently coexist.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
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)|Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for metrorrhagia
/ (ˌmiːtrɔːˈreɪdʒɪə, ˌmɛt-) /
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
[ mē′trə-rā′jə ]
Bleeding from the uterus that is not associated with menstruation.
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