Menopause

[journal] Menopause is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal covering all aspects of gynecology dealing with topics related to menopause. It was established in 1994 and is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. The editor-in-chief is Isaac Schiff (Harvard Medical School). It is an official journal of the North American Menopause Soci...
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menopause

[n] - the time in a woman`s life in which the menstrual cycle ends
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Menopause

The point in a woman`s life when she stops having periods (menstruating) every month, because her ovaries have stopped releasing eggs (ova). The woman is therefore no longer able to become pregnant.
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Menopause

'Change of life'. Period of time between the early forties and late fifties when women stop producing sex hormones. Periods become irregular and stop and women can't become pregnant any longer.
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Menopause

the period in a woman's life when menstruation stops, resulting in a reduced production of oestrogen and cessation of egg production
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Menopause

The normal cessation of menstruation in women usually occurring between the late 40`s and early 50`s. There is an associated reduction in female hormone production, which may cause symptoms such as night sweats, hot flushes, irritability, depression and other symptoms
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Menopause

The several years, in the late forties or early fifties, when the great birth reservoir of potential ovarian follicles has been reduced to only a few, many with innately poor hormone-sensitivities (which is perhaps why they are still remaining...they never heard the clarion call of FSH).
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Menopause

The time when a women stops having a period, also known as ‘the change of life`
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Menopause

Our Menopause Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Menopause Menopause: The time in a woman's life when menstrual periods permanently stop; it is also called the 'change of life.' Menopause is the opposite of the menarche. Menopause is defined as the time when there has been no menstrual periods for 12 consec...
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Menopause

Men'o·pause noun [ Greek mh`n month + ... to cause to cease. See Menses .] (Medicine) The period of natural cessation of menstruation. See Change of life , under Change .
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menopause

<gynaecology, physiology> Cessation of menstruation in the human female, occurring usually around the age of 50. ... Origin: Gr. Pausis = cessation ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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menopause

climacteric 1 change of life noun the time in a woman`s life in which the menstrual cycle ends
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menopause

(men´ә-pawz″) cessation of menstruation, defined as being when menstruation has not occurred for 6 to 12 months; in the human female this usually occurs around the age of 50. The climacteric is that phase of life during which a woman passes from the reproductive to the nonreproductive stage. adj., menopau´sa...
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Menopause

• (n.) The period of natural cessation of menstruation. See Change of life, under Change.
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menopause

final cessation of menstruation and therefore the end of a woman`s reproductive life. The popular term `change of life` is neither descriptive nor ... [11 related articles]
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menopause

(meno- + Gr. pausis cessation) cessation of menstruation in the human female, occurring usually around the age of 50.
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Menopause

The conclusion of a female's reproductive years marked by the discontinuance of estrogen production in the ovaries and a permanent cessation of menstruation. Synonym(s): Climacteric Narrower term(s): Artificial Menopause Physiologic Menopause Iatrogenic Menopause Natural Menopause Premature Menopause Surgical Menopause
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menopause

menopause (men'upôz) or climacteric (klīmăk'turik, klī"măkter'ik) , transitional phase in a woman's life when the ovaries stop releasing eggs, ovarian production of estrogen and other hormones tapers off, and menstruation ceases. It results from declinin...
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menopause

Type: Term Pronunciation: men′ō-pawz Definitions: 1. Permanent cessation of the menses due to ovarian failure; termination of the menstrual life.
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menopause

In women, the cessation of reproductive ability, characterized by menstruation (see menstrual cycle) becoming irregular and eventually ceasing. The onset is at about the age of 50, but varies greatly. Menopause is usually uneventful, but some women suffer from complications such as flushing, excessive bleeding, and nervous disorders. Since the 1950...
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Menopause

The menopause happens when we stop having periods, and is often referred to as 'the change of life.'The average age for women in the UK to go through the menopause is 52 but it can happen earlier. If it happens under the age of 45, it's called premature menopause and affects one percent of women under 40, and 0.1 percent of women under 30. The meno...
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Menopause

A condition when the ovaries ran out of eggs. It is usually characterised by absence of periods, hot flushes, sweating and mood changes. The usual age for menopause is around 52.
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Menopause

Another word for the change of life. The woman's ovaries produce less oestrogen and progesterone, and her periods eventually stop. She can then have no more children. The menopause will occur naturally with age, but it may also start suddenly because a woman has had certain surgical or medical treatments that affect the ovaries.
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menopause

(men;uo-pawz) The period marked by the cessation of menstrual periods in the human female.
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menopause

(men;uo-pawz) The period marked by the cessation of menstrual periods in the human female.
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