Definitions

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  • adj. Pertaining to hormones.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the menstrual cycle.
  • adj. Strongly affected by one's hormones, especially of women.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. of, pertaining to, or affected by, hormones.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or caused by hormones

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Examples

  • (Apparently having been sick and not writing for several days did not go well with, shall we say, cyclic fluctuations in hormonal levels.)

    Statement of Intent, 4/23/09

  • In a nutshell, researchers found that dieters experienced long-term hormonal and metabolic changes that made it very difficult not to regain the weight that they'd lost through dieting.

    Monica Reinagel, MS, LDN, CNS: Weight Loss Doesn't Have to Be a Losing Battle

  • What didn't, and still doesn't, make any sense is the rapidity of the changes, far too fast to be within the possibilities of normal short-term hormonal imbalance.

    A Very Personal Note

  • Some women have been sterilized without knowing what was happening or giving consent, or have been offered only long-term hormonal contraceptives, such as Depo-Provera and Norplant, rather than a range of choices, some of which can prevent the transmission of STIs.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

  • The only realistic way to perform this would be using long term hormonal contraceptives such as Depo-Provera, which lasts for 3 months, upon females receiving aid.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Women with menstrual problems no longer have to suffer these symptoms because they believe their only options are either long-term hormonal therapy or hysterectomy. eMail (will not be published) (required)

    Blisstree

  • The prime trigger is similar to that of teenage acne, namely hormonal changes.

    Simple Skin Beauty

  • Menstrual migraines, any different advice for people who have menstrual migraines, also called hormonal headaches?

    CNN Transcript Mar 9, 2003

  • When tamoxifen is unable to inhibit breast cancer cell growth in estrogen-positive patients, it is called hormonal resistance.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • To an emotive, on-rushing rhythm, the blurry-guitar rock duo from Vancouver recalls the hormonal days of youth.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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