Definitions

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  • adj. Alternative spelling of amenorrhoeic.
  • n. Alternative spelling of amenorrhoeic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as amenorrheal.

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

  • adj. related to the suppression of normal menstrual flow for any reason other than pregnancy

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Examples

  • But when we combined stress, exercise, and cut down on food, 75 percent became amenorrheic.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • But it also threatens your very future, particularly if you enter what is called the female athlete triad: This triad is characterized by disordered eating, menstrual dysfunction and osteoporosis – and ironically turns an activity which should benefit women into one which shortens their lifespan "I have seen girls who had been in their 20s who had been amenorrheic for several years who had the bones of a 70- or 80-year-old woman," says Seattle-based research physiologist Barbara Drinkwater.

    The BMI, female athletes, the triad, eating disorders and me

  • You want to talk about unfair, about biological clocks being silenced with amenorrheic anorexia, because there’s always somebody lovlier, skinnier, literally hungrier than you?

    Should She or Shouldn’t She?

  • Well, I’d heard of this: women who exercise heavily sometimes do become amenorrheic.

    A Matter of Life and Death

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