Any irregular, acyclic bleeding from the uterus between periods. [metro- + G. rhegnymi, to burst forth]

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me·tror·rha·gia .mē-trə-'rā-j(ē-)ə, -'rā-zhə; -'räj-ə, -'räzh- n irregular uterine bleeding esp. between menstrual periods compare MENORRHAGIA
me·tror·rhag·ic -'raj-ik adj

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bleeding from the uterus other than the normal menstrual periods. It may indicate serious disease and should always be investigated.

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me·tror·rha·gia (me″tro-raґjə) [metro- + -rrhagia] uterine bleeding, usually of variable amount, occurring at completely irregular but frequent intervals; sometimes the period of flow is prolonged.

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