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Definition of the adjective amenorrheic

What does amenorrheic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. related to the suppression of normal menstrual flow for any reason other than pregnancy

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Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, The Olympic Textbook of Medicine in Sport (2009)

by Martin P. Schwellnus

noted the difference in body composition between amenorrheic and eumenorrheic females and postulated that the ability to menstruate was tied to having a minimal percentage body fat. This theory was challenged ...

Google previewWomen's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (2007)

Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine for Total Health and Wellness by Tori Hudson

Specifically, amenorrheic athletes have been shown to have elevated LDL and total cholesterol, impaired endothelial function, and increased lipid peroxidation. 54, 55 Though this phenomenon warrants further study, present data suggests ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Amenorrheic. See Amenorrhoeal. Amenorrhoea. See Amenia. Amenorrhoeal. Relating to amenorrhoea; amenorrheic. 3TTRía 31-HT * gaR + ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

Of the premenarche trained athletes, only 17% had regular cycles; 61% were irregular and 22% were amenorrheic. In contrast, 60% of the postmenarche trained athletes were regular, 40% were irregular, and none were amenorrheic.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Medical Ethics (2003)

A Compilation of Jewish Medical Law on All Topics of Medical Interest ... by Avraham Steinberg, Fred Rosner

Nursing This is a very effective contraceptive measure, provided the woman is amenorrheic and continues full breast feeding with no supplementary feedings for up to six months.33 At six months after birth the effectiveness during amenorrhea ...

Google previewNutrition and Diet Therapy Reference Dictionary (2012)

by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio

However, amenorrheic athletes may require supplementary calcium to make up for decreased absorption in prolonged training and lowered estrogen levels. Athletes should avoid alcohol and caffeine. Five to six meals and snacks, properly ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2013)

by Mosby

amenorrheic, adj. American Academy of Allergy and Immunology (AAAI), a national organization of physicians specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies and immune system disorders. American Academy of Audiology, ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Donald Venes, MD

amenorrheic (-ré'ik), adj. ETIOLOGY: The primary causes of secondary amenorrhea are related either to an underlying hypothalamic-pituitary-endocrine dysfunction or to ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

amenorrheic, adj. amentia /āmen′′shə/ [ Gk, a, not; ...

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1N1O1R1R1H4E1I1C3

The value of this 11-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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