Excessively prolonged or profuse menses. SYN: menorrhagia. [hyper- + G. men, month, + rhoia, flow]

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hy·per·men·or·rhea or chiefly Brit hy·per·men·or·rhoea -.men-ə-'rē-ə n abnormally profuse or prolonged menstrual flow compare MENORRHAGIA

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hy·per·men·or·rhea (hi″pər-men″o-reґə) [hyper- + menorrhea] menstruation with an excessive flow but at regular intervals and of usual duration. Called also menorrhagia.

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