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Meaning of CATAMENIA

Pronunciation:  `katu'meeneeu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle

CATAMENIA is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: flow, menses, menstruation, period
 See Also: discharge, emission, expelling, hypermenorrhea, menorrhagia, oligomenorrhea



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cat`a*me"nia\ (k[a^]t`[.a]*m[=e]"n[i^]*[.a]), n. pl.
[NL., fr. Gr. ta` katamh`nia.] (Med.)
The monthly courses of women; menstrual discharges; menses.