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  • n. Absence of menstrual discharge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Retention or suppression of the menstrual discharge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A suppression of menses, especially from other causes than age or pregnancy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
  • n. absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow


Modern Latin, from Greek ἀ privative prefix + μήν ‘month’ + -ροια ‘flowing’ (from ῥέειν ‘to flow’). (Wiktionary)


  • Long-term complications of untreated athletic amenorrhoea include susceptibility to broken bones and premature aging.


  • Where oligomenorrhoea or amenorrhoea have occurred in the past, caution is advised.

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  • Prolonged amenorrhoea following the use of oral contraceptives may occur.

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  • Changes in menstrual flow spotting, breakthrough bleeding, amenorrhoea temporary intermenstrual bleeding, changes in libido, depressive moods, abdominal cramping or bloating and dizziness may occur.

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  • Musheteko: applied to ulcers, and the infusion also internally in amenorrhoea.

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  • I learned just this morning that a large factor in amenorrhoea (lack of menstruation) is a calcium deficit that results in underproduced levels of estrogen; thus, I do not bleed.

    absentia Diary Entry

  • Take a teaspoonful in chamomile tea two or three times a-day in cases of amenorrhoea.

    Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets

  • Sterility in women may occur from the above-named causes of impotence, together with absence of the uterus and ovaries, or from great debility, syphilis, constant amenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea, or menorrhagia.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

  • Permanganate of potassium and binoxide of manganese are valuable remedies for amenorrhoea, but will not produce abortion.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

  • Another symptom which often causes much alarm to the patient is amenorrhoea or deficient or scanty menstruation.

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