climacteric

Type: Term Pronunciation: klī-mak′ter-ik, klī-mak-ter′ik Definitions: 1. The period of endocrinal, somatic, and transitory psychological changes occurring in the transition to menopause. 2. A critical period of life. Synonyms: climacterium
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Climacteric

[journal] Climacteric was established in 1998. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 1.986. The editors-in-chief are Anna Fenton (Christchurch Women`s Hospital) and Nick Panay `Queen Charlotte`s and Chelsea Hospital). ...
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Climacteric

[botany] The climacteric is a stage of fruit ripening associated with increased ethylene production and a rise in cellular respiration. Apples, bananas, melons, apricots, tomatoes (among others) are climacteric fruit. Citrus, grapes, strawberries are non-climacteric (they ripen without ethylene and respiration bursts). However, there are no
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climacteric

[n] - a period in a man`s life corresponding to menopause
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Climacteric

Climacteric: 1. The menopause in women. 2. The corresponding time in the life of men. From the Greek klimakter, meaning literally a rung of a ladder or figuratively a critical point. .
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Climacteric

Cli·mac'ter·ic adjective [ Latin climactericus , Greek .... See Climacter .] Relating to a climacteric; critical.
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Climacteric

Cli·mac'ter·ic noun 1. A period in human life in which some great change is supposed to take place in the constitution. The critical periods are thought by some to be the years produced by multiplying 7 into the odd numbers 3, 5, 7, and 9; to which others add the 81st year. 2. Any crit
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climacteric

<plant biology> A particular stage of fruit ripening, characterised by a surge of respiratory activity and usually coinciding with full ripeness and flavour in the fruit. Its appearance is hastened by ethylene at low concentrations. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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climacteric

Critical stage, period, or turning point, usually away from an upward, expansive, or optimistic path into a downward or quiescent direction. Has been used in the context of declining British economic success after 1890. Source: dictionary Contexts: economic history; phrases
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climacteric

(kli-mak´tәr-ik) the complex of endocrine, somatic, and psychic changes occurring in women at menopause; the term has been extended to refer to analogous changes in aging men that often accompany normal diminution of sexual drives (andropause).
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Climacteric

• (n.) A period in human life in which some great change is supposed to take place in the constitution. The critical periods are thought by some to be the years produced by multiplying 7 into the odd numbers 3, 5, 7, and 9; to which others add the 81st year. • (a.) Relating to a climacteric; critical. • (n.) Any critical period.Clima
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Climacteric

[human] In current practice, climacteric is most often a synonym for female menopause. In Princeton University`s online Wordnet database, climacteric is listed as: The term is used by the International Menopause Society, which defines itself as `the society for the study of all aspects of the menopause in human.` ...
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climacteric

  1. a period in a man's life corresponding to menopause
  2. the time in a woman's life in which the menstrual cycle ends

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Climacteric

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): Menopause Narrower term(s): Artificial Menopause Physiologic Menopause Iatrogenic Menopause Natural Menopause Premature Menopause Surgical Menopause
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climacteric

climacteric: see menopause.
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Climacteric

Menopausal period in women. Sometimes used to refer to the corresponding age period in men. Also cal
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climacteric

critical time in a person's life; any critical turning point
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