menacme

menacme
The period of menstrual activity in a woman's life. [G. men, month, + akme, prime]

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men·ac·me men-'ak-mē n the portion of a woman's life during which menstruation occurs

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me·nac·me (mə-nakґme) [men- + Gr. akmē highest point] 1. the height of menstrual activity. 2. that period of a woman's life which is marked by menstrual activity.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • menacme — /meuh nak mee, mee nak /, n. Physiol. the part of a female s life during which menstruation occurs. [MEN + ACME] * * * …   Universalium

  • menacme — n. period of a woman s life when she is fertile (Physiology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • menacme — men·acme …   English syllables

  • menacme — mə̇n, (ˈ)mēn+ noun Etymology: men + acme : the portion of a woman s life during which menstruation occurs * * * /meuh nak mee, mee nak /, n. Physiol. the part of a female s life during which menstruation occurs. [MEN + ACME] …   Useful english dictionary

  • men- — combining form or meno Etymology: New Latin, from Greek mēn month more at moon : menstruation menopause …   Useful english dictionary

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