Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or of the nature of the catamenia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to the catamenia, or menstrual discharges.

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  • adjective Of or relating to the menses or menstruation

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

  • adjective of or relating to menstruation or the menses

Etymologies

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See catamenia.

Examples

  • By chance, while working as an English teacher I also have a degree in English I discovered other women were suffering from what is termed catamenial epilepsy, seizures caused by the menstrual cycle.

    Jo Ann Greenwald: The Story of Emily's Edibles

  • By chance, while working as an English teacher I also have a degree in English I discovered other women were suffering from what is termed catamenial epilepsy, seizures caused by the menstrual cycle.

    Jo Ann Greenwald: The Story of Emily's Edibles

  • By chance, while working as an English teacher I also have a degree in English I discovered other women were suffering from what is termed catamenial epilepsy, seizures caused by the menstrual cycle.

    Jo Ann Greenwald: The Story of Emily's Edibles

  • By chance, while working as an English teacher I also have a degree in English I discovered other women were suffering from what is termed catamenial epilepsy, seizures caused by the menstrual cycle.

    Jo Ann Greenwald: The Story of Emily's Edibles

  • I know that the Yale Law School doesn't just let anyone in (and the only language missing from the frequent quotations at Scott Horton's Harper's blog, as far as I can tell, is Hittite), but what are the chances that this law student being interviewed would a) know the word "catamenial" and b) use it in conversation?

    Jonathan Goodwin

  • The last described form of dysmenorrhœa is sometimes attended with spasmodic contraction of the _os uteri_, thus preventing the catamenial flow.

    A Newly Discovered System of Electrical Medication

  • During the catamenial period, _i. e._, during one week out of every month, a woman should abandon intellectual or physical labor, either because she is already incapacitated for it, or because she will be so ultimately, if she does not take the precautionary rest.

    The Education of American Girls

  • Lie thou down with me on thy own bed, after the catamenial bath, on the night of the eighth or the fourteenth day of the moon. '

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

  • Lie thou down with me on thy own bed, after the catamenial bath, on the night of the eighth or the fourteenth day of the moon. '

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa Translated into English Prose Adi Parva

  • Emmenagogues are remedies which have the property of exciting the catamenial flow; ecbolics, or abortives, are drugs which excite contraction of the uterus, and are supposed to have the power of expelling its contents.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

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