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- n. flow of blood from the uterus; occurs at roughly monthly intervals during a woman's reproductive years
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The Royal Diadem of its offspring was said to appear in menstro meretricis, ‘in the menstrual blood of a whore’, who may have been the Great Whore, an ancient epithet of the Goddess…9
And it is significant that Agrippa, like the alchemists, believed that menstrual blood had a particular practical and mystical application49.
He said dog menstrual blood would be the best bait, and I was thinking you could tap the cadaver’s organs next to his wounds, see if you got any foreign blood.”
Several months later, the Pentagon released a report indicating that some U.S. personnel at Guantanamo had in fact engaged in multiple instances of inappropriate activity-including instances in which U.S. female personnel pretended to smear menstrual blood on detainees during questioning, and at least one instance of a guard splashing a Koran and a prisoner with urine.