Definition of Menses in English :

Define Menses in English

Menses meaning in English

Meaning of Menses in English

Pronunciation of Menses in English

Menses pronunciation in English

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1. catamenia, flow, menses, menstruation, menstruum, period

the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

Example Sentences:
'the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation'
'a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped'
'the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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nounWord forms: plural menses
1.  another name for menstruation
the period of time, usually from three to five days, during which menstruation occurs
the matter discharged during menstruation

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plural noun
the periodic flow of blood and sloughed-off tissue from the uterus, discharged through the genital tract: it normally occurs about every four weeks in a woman who is not pregnant, from menarche to menopause

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pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
2. The material, consisting of blood and cellular debris from the uterus, discharged during menstruation.

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