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Definition of the noun amenorrhea

What does amenorrhea mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: amenorrheas

  1. absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of amenorrhea: amenia / amenorrhoea
    • more generic word: symptom = any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
    • more specific terms:

Phrases with amenorrhea

  1. primary amenorrhea
  2. secondary amenorrhea

Printed books with definitions for amenorrhea

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Google previewPharmacology - Volume II (2009)

by Harry Majewski

Primary amenorrhea means that menstruation has never occurred, while secondary amenorrhea is the absence of periods for 6 months or more in a previously...

Amenorrhea is an indication of an underlying condition rather than a diagnosis.

Google previewManual of Outpatient Gynecology (2002)

by Carol Havens, Nancy D. Sullivan

AMENORRHEA Condessa M. Curley Disorders of menstruation are among the most common reasons women seek medical attention. Amenorrhea is the absence or cessation of menstrual bleeding .

Google previewIntroductory Maternity and Pediatric Nursing (2013)

by Nancy T. Hatfield

Amenorrhea refers to the absence of menstruation and is classified as either primary or secondary amenorrhea. Primary amenorrhea is the absence of menarche (the first menstrual period) by 15 years of age. Secondary ...

Google previewPathophysiology (2014)

by Lee-Ellen C. Copstead-Kirkhorn, Jacquelyn L. Banasik

Amenorrhea is the absence or suppression of menstruation in a female age 16 years or older; it occurs if a woman misses three or more consecutive periods. Amenorrhea is categorized as either primary or secondary. Primary amenorrhea is ...

Google previewPharmacology (2017)

A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach by Linda E. McCuistion, Jennifer J. Yeager, Mary Beth Winton, Kathleen DiMaggio

Secondary amenorrhea is the absence of a spontaneous menstrual period for 6 consecutive months in women who have...

Google previewThe 5 Minute Pediatric Consult (2012)

by M. William Schwartz

DESCRIPTION Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation. It is divided into 2 categories: r Primary amenorrhea is the failure to begin menstruation by age 16 in girls with otherwise appropriate pubertal development or by age 14in the ...

Google previewHow the Endocrine System Works (2016)

by J. Matthew Neal

Amenorrhea is the absence of menses. It is classified as primary (menses have never...

Secondary amenorrhea is a condition in which menses have occurred previously but have stopped. In young women, the most common cause is ...

Google previewAndrology (2013)

Male Reproductive Health and Dysfunction by Eberhard Nieschlag, Hermann Behre

Amenorrhea is a symptom that occurs in a large group of disorders, resulting in the absence of menstruation.

Google previewExercise Physiology for Health, Fitness, and Performance (2007)

by Sharon Plowman, Denise Smith

Amenorrhea is the absence of menses and may be classified as either primary or secondary. Primary amenorrhea refers to a late or delayed menarche. Mean menarcheal age in the United States is between 12.3 and 12.8 yr. Menarche is ...

Google previewBiology of Women (2002)

by Ethel Sloane

Amenorrhea is the lack of menstruation during a woman's reproductive years.

Secondary amenorrhea is a term applied to the cessation of menstrual periods any time between menarche and menopause when the cause is not pregnancy.

Google previewPediatric Endocrinology (2008)

by Mark A. Sperling

Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea is a term commonly used to describe unexplained hypothalamic anovulation.

689a Athletic amenorrhea is the term used for the hypothalamic ...

Google previewReproductive Endocrinology and Biology (1998)

by Edward Bittar

Female Infertility Treatable by Ovulation Induction Primary amenorrhea is said to be present when no spontaneous menses have occurred after age l6, while secondary amenorrhea is the term used for the absence of menstruation for six ...

Google previewPathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant (2011)

by Penelope J Lescher

Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation.

Amenorrhea is a normal state in menopause, but when it occurs after the onset of menses, it is considered to ...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2015 (2014)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

DESCRIPTION Amenorrhea means absence of menstruation. It is classified...

Secondary amenorrhea is the absence of menses for more than six months in a patient who has had previous normal progesterone withdrawal cycles. The duration ...

Google previewFerri's Clinical Advisor 2014 E-Book (2013)

5 Books in 1 by Fred F. Ferri

DESCRIPTION Amenorrhea means absence of menstruation. It is classified...

Secondary amenorrhea is the absence of menses for more than six months in a patient who has had previous normal progesterone withdrawal cycles. The duration ...

Google previewPrimary Care (2012)

A Collaborative Practice by Terry Mahan Buttaro, JoAnn Trybulski, Patricia Polgar-Bailey, Joanne Sandberg-Cook

Amenorrhea is the absence or abnormal cessation of menstrual bleeding. Primary amenorrhea is defined...

Secondary amenorrhea refers to the absence of menstrual bleeding in a woman with prior regular menses. Although the average age ...

Google previewPediatric Endocrinology E-Book (2014)

by Mark A. Sperling

Functional hypothalamic amenorrhea is the term commonly used to describe hypothalamic anovulation that is unexplained by organic CNS ...

Google previewNelson Essentials of Pediatrics E-Book (2014)

by Karen Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman

Secondary amenorrhea refers to the cessation of menses for more than 3 consecutive months, any time after menarche. Primary amenorrhea may be a result of functional or anatomic abnormalities of the hypothalamus, pituitary gland , ovaries, ...

Google previewThe Runner, An Issue of Clinics in Sports Medicine (2010)

by Robert P. Wilder

Menstrual Dysfunction Functional hypothalmic amenorrhea is the second component of the female athlete triad and is a...

Athletic-associated amenorrhea is a complex multifactorial condition that can have ...

Google previewThe Active Female (2014)

Health Issues Throughout the Lifespan by Jacalyn J. McComb, Reid Norman, Mimi Zumwalt

Primary amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation by age ______ ondary sex characteristics. (a) 12 (b) 13 (c) 15* in a girl with sec9. 10. The term functional hypothalamic amenorrhea means (a) The menstrual disorder is an ...

Google previewSports Medicine Consult (2009)

A Problem-based Approach to Sports Medicine for the Primary Care Physician by Brian D. Busconi, J. Herbert Stevenson

Secondary amenorrhea refers to the absence of menses for 3 consecutive months or longer.

Google previewSaint-Frances Guide (2008)

Clinical Clerkship in Outpatient Medicine by Stephen Bent, Lianne S. Gensler, Craig Frances

Primary amenorrhea is the failure of menses to begin ( menarche) in a patient 16 years or older. An evaluation is started at age 14 if a patient has no signs of secondary sexual characteristics. B. Secondary amenorrhea is ...

Google previewA Text-book of diseases of women (1905)

by Barton Cooke Hirst

The amenorrhea is a later manifestation. Drunkenness, opium and other drug habits, and saturnism may check the menstrual discharge. Finally, amenorrhea may develop in a perfectly healthy young woman without ascertainable cause and ...

Google previewMedical Record (1912)

by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation. It is physiological: Before puberty, during pregnancy and early lactation, and after the menopause. Otherwise, it is pathological, and may be due to : Absence or imperfect development of the ...

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