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Meaning of MENSES

Pronunciation:  'menseez

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

MENSES is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Men"ses\, n. pl. [L. mensis month, pl. menses months,
and the monthly courses of women. Cf. {Month}.] (Med.)
The catamenial or menstrual discharge, a periodic flow of
blood or bloody fluid from the uterus or female generative