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Definition of the noun amenorrhoea

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noun - plural: amenorrhoeas

  1. absence or suppression of normal menstrual flow
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of amenorrhoea: amenia / amenorrhea
    • 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:

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Google previewGet ahead! Specialties (2015)

250 SBAs for Finals, Second Edition by Fiona Bach, Elizabeth Waddington, Peter Cartledge, Mahesh Jayaram, Hannah Roberts

Amenorrhoea is the absence of menstruation. This would be a normal occurrence before puberty, during pregnancy and breastfeeding and after menopause. Primary amenorrhoea means the menstrual cycle never begins due to anatomical ...

Google previewAn A-Z of Symptoms and Signs (2009)

by Robyn Beirman, Roger Engel

Definition Amenorrhoea is the absence or suppression of menstruation, for at least 6 months. It is a normal condition before puberty, after menopause, during pregnancy and lactation. Primary amenorrhoea is the delay of menarche beyond the ...

Google previewCSA book: MRCGP CSA Symptom Solver (2014)

Clinical frameworks for the MRCGP CSA exam by Muhammed Akunjee, Nazmul Akunjee

Amenorrhoea is the absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age.

Secondary amenorrhoea refers to women who have had no periods for 6 months despite previously having normal...

It is worth remembering that amenorrhoea is a normal finding in prepubescent girls, during pregnancy and lactation as ...

Google previewClinical Journal (1904)

Last, but by no means least, amenorrhoea is an From the age of puberty to that of the climacteric, and even later, whether the...

Google previewManual of Nursing (1992)

by Marie E. Vlok

Amenorrhoea means the absence of menstruation. It may be described as either primary or secondary. Primary amenorrhoea means that the girl has passed the age of puberty (16 to 18 years) without menstruating. The main causes of primary ...

Google previewHerbal Cure (2000)

by Dr.Aziz Ahmad Syed Dr.Shiv Charan Sharma

Primary amenorrhoea means that menstruation has never begun; perhaps the most important point here is that some girls start late; but each case needs full investigation becuase some defect of structure or hormone balance may need ...

Google previewClinical Gynœcology, Medical and Surgical (1896)

by John Marie Keating, Henry Clarke Coe

Absolute amenorrhoea means a complete absence of menstruation, and of course implies a duration of at least several...

Amenorrhoea is a normal condition during pregnancy and lactation ; but when, from the age of fifteen to that of forty-five ...

Google preview450 Single Best Answers in the Clinical Specialities (2012)

by Sukhpreet Singh Dubb, Alex Bailey, Charlene Rodrigues, Margaret Rhoads, Jeffrey Ahmed, Edward Maclaren

Paediatric and adolescent gynaecology 2 C Primary amenorrhoea is a failure to start periods.

Google previewHandbook of Sports Medicine and Science, Tennis (2008)

by Per A. F. H. Renström

Primary amenorrhoea is the absence of menstrual periods by age 16. Secondary amenorrhoea is the absence ofthree to 12 consecutive menstrual periods, after normal menarche has occurred. Factors that seem to play a role are intensive ...

Google previewShaw's Textbook of Gynecology (2014)

by V. G. Padubidri, Shirish N Daftary

Pathological amenorrhoea is the result of genetic factors, systemic diseases, endocrinopathies, disturbance of the hypothalamic–pituitary–ovarian–uterine axis, gynatresia,

Primary amenorrhoea refers to the failure of onset of menstruation.

Google previewEclectic Medical Journal (1885)

In the absence of the uterus there is no obstacle to remove, medicine will do no good, therefore pro- 3onged amenorrhoea is a necessity: but to explore and find out the defect is the duty of the medical adviser. To ascertain that nothing can "be ...

Google previewUnderstanding Pathophysiology - ANZ adaptation (2013)

by Judy Craft, Christopher Gordon, Adriana P. Tiziani, Sue E. Huether, Kathryn L. McCance, Valentina L. Brashers

Primary amenorrhoea is the continued absence of menarche and menstrual function by 14 years of age without the development of secondary sex characteristics or by 16 years of age if these changes have occurred. Secondary amenorrhoea ...

Google previewA Concise Encyclopaedia of Psychiatry (2012)

by D. Leigh, C.M. Pare, J. Marks

Secondary amenorrhoea means the cessation of previously established menstruation. Psychological...

Google previewDewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (2008)

by Keith Edmonds

Amenorrhoea is the absence of menstruation, which might be temporary or permanent. It may occur as a normal physiological condition such as before puberty, during pregnancy, lactation or the menopause, or as a feature of a systemic or ...

Google previewAnnals of Medical Practice (1889)

by Ernest Watson Cushing

Amenorrhoea is the evidence of this condition. It is a very frequent symptom, and though there are rare examples in which pregnancy has occurred in such cases, amenorrhoea may be considered in general as an absolute cause of sterility.

Google previewThe Americana (1912)

a universal reference library, comprising the arts and sciences, literature, history, biography, geography, commerce, etc., of the world by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Amenorrhoea is an absence of the menstrual flow from some cause other than pregnancy or the approach of the menopause ( q.v.) or ...

Google previewThe Essential Handbook of Eating Disorders (2005)

by Janet Treasure, Ulrike Schmidt, Eric van Furth

For instance, amenorrhoea is a difficult symptom to evaluate and yet some criteria demand that it should be present for the diagnosis of AN in females. The use of an oral contraceptive pill can complicate the issue and, furthermore, there is ...

Google previewA Handbook of Pre-Natal Paediatrics for Obstetricians and Pediatricians (2012)

by G.F. Batstone, A.W. Blair, J.M. Slater

Disorders of the adrenal cortex Fertility is decreased in Cushing's syndrome as amenorrhoea is a common feature of this disease. Patients taking steroid treatment for Addison's disease, late onset adrenogenital syndrome or after ...

Google previewThe Medical Times (1893)

Thus amenorrhoea is a frequent cause of amaurosis, which usually ...

Google previewTabbner's Nursing Care (2012)

Theory and Practice by Gabby Koutoukidis, Kate Stainton, Jodie Hughson

Bleeding Amenorrhoea is the absence of menstruation. It is normal before puberty, during pregnancy and after A menopause.

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Scrabble value of A1M3E1N1O1R1R1H4O1E1A1

The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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