Definitions

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

  • noun Abnormally heavy or extended menstrual flow.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In physiology, ordinary menstruation.
  • noun In pathology, an immoderate menstrual discharge; menor-rhagy.

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

  • noun Profuse menstruation.
  • noun Any profuse bleeding from the uterus; Metrorrhagia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun excessive menstruation

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

  • noun abnormally heavy or prolonged menstruation; can be a symptom of uterine tumors and can lead to anemia if prolonged

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Examples

  • The diseases known as menorrhagia, dysmenorrhoea, leucorrhoea, amenorrhoea, abortions, prolapsus, chronic inflammations and ulcerations of the womb, with a yet greater variety of sympathetic nervous disorders, are some of the distressing forms of these derangements.

    Plain Facts for Old and Young

  • The diseases known as menorrhagia, dysmenorrhoea, leucorrhoea, amenorrhoea, abortions, prolapsus, chronic inflammations and ulcerations of the womb, with a yet greater variety of sympathetic nervous disorders, are some of the distressing forms of these derangements.

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  • I read up on this thing called menorrhagia, heavy periods that hits women in menopause and girls who have just started having their periods (menarche).

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  • Dr. Ewen also pointed out that the changes in the rats, if extrapolated to humans, might lead to abnormally heavy or longer menstrual periods (menorrhagia).

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  • - Fat women suffer from menorrhagia, infertility and several other disorders of menstruation.

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  • Some of us also have longer and heavier episodes of bleeding menorrhagia or flooding, and some have shorter periods and less bleeding.7 Some women have a very quick change in bleeding patterns and some experience irregular periods over more than five years.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

  • Some of us also have longer and heavier episodes of bleeding menorrhagia or flooding, and some have shorter periods and less bleeding.7 Some women have a very quick change in bleeding patterns and some experience irregular periods over more than five years.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

  • Some of us also have longer and heavier episodes of bleeding menorrhagia or flooding, and some have shorter periods and less bleeding.7 Some women have a very quick change in bleeding patterns and some experience irregular periods over more than five years.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

  • Some of us also have longer and heavier episodes of bleeding menorrhagia or flooding, and some have shorter periods and less bleeding.7 Some women have a very quick change in bleeding patterns and some experience irregular periods over more than five years.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause

  • Very heavy bleeding sometimes called hypermenorrhea, menorrhagia, or flooding is often just an annoying part of perimenopausal change.

    OUR BODIES, OURSELVES

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