from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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


  • 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.

    Archive 2007-08-01

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

    Archive 2007-08-01

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

    Archive 2007-08-01

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

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • 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.

    Herself Talks with Women Concerning Themselves


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • Amen to that! Some I know would aver.

    March 11, 2011