Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Abnormal suppression or absence of menstruation.

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  • noun American Alternative spelling of amenorrhoea.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[a– + Greek mēn, month; see mē- in Indo-European roots + –rrhea.]

Examples

  • Some women experience the absence of menstrual periods or extremely light periods; this is called amenorrhea.

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  • This herb is one of the oldest folk remedies for the treatment of amenorrhea, which is absence of the menstrual cycle after the onset of menstruation.

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  • This herb is one of the oldest folk remedies for the treatment of amenorrhea, which is absence of the menstrual cycle after the onset of menstruation.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • This herb is one of the oldest folk remedies for the treatment of amenorrhea, which is absence of the menstrual cycle after the onset of menstruation.

    Earl Mindell’s New Herb Bible

  • This herb is one of the oldest folk remedies for the treatment of amenorrhea, which is absence of the menstrual cycle after the onset of menstruation.

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  • For instance, amenorrhea, which is when the body fat in women reduces low enough to stop menstrual cycles, is undetectable through BMI and studies have shown that female athletes with amenorrhea and without amenorrhea based on unhealthy versus healthy amounts of body fat score exactly the same on the BMI.

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  • For instance, amenorrhea, which is when the body fat in women reduces low enough to stop menstrual cycles, is undetectable through BMI and studies have shown that female athletes with amenorrhea and without amenorrhea based on unhealthy versus healthy amounts of body fat score exactly the same on the BMI.

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  • Body damage can cause the loss of menstrual periods, called amenorrhea, because if your body is starved it cannot produce enough hormones to stimulate menstrual periods.

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  • Many obese women of childbearing age do not have menstrual periods, a condition known as amenorrhea, and thus, are unable to become pregnant.

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  • Many obese women of childbearing age do not have menstrual periods, a condition known as amenorrhea, and thus, are unable to become pregnant.

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