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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 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 previewPsychiatry (2012)

by John Geddes, Jonathan Price, Rebecca McKnight

Amenorrhoea is an important feature, and the only physical sign apart from weight to be included in the diagnostic criteria. It occurs early in the...

Amenorrhoea is a common presenting complaint, and represents a global impairment of the ...

Google previewEssentials of Kumar and Clark's Clinical Medicine (2011)

by Anne Ballinger

amenorrhoea. Amenorrhoea is the absence of menstruation. It is often physiological, e.g. during pregnancy and lactation, and after the menopause. Primary amenorrhoea is failure to start spontaneous menstruation by the age of 16 years.

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 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 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 previewChildhood Feeding Problems and Adolescent Eating Disorders (2013)

by Peter J. Cooper, Alan Stein

Until recovery occurs, primary amenorrhoea is a feature of the illness, but not recognised as significant until ...

Google previewHandbook of Eating Disorders (2003)

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 previewEndocrinology (2012)

by I. Hart, R.W. Newton

Amenorrhoea is the rule and finding a low basal metabolic rate, hypercholesterolaemia and delayed ankle jerks indicates at least a secondary effect on the endocrine system. The most consistent endocrine abnormalities are decreased levels ...

Google previewSexual and Reproductive Health at a Glance (2015)

by Catriona Melville

Definitions: Amenorrhoea is the cessation or absence of menstrual periods and is defined as primary or secondary. Oligomenorrhoea is the term for infrequent menses. Bleeding occurs at intervals of more than 35 days (and ...

Google previewImaging of Gynecological Disorders in Infants and Children (2012)

by Gurdeep S. Mann, Joanne C. Blair, Anne S. Garden

Amenorrhoea is the absence or cessation of ...

Google previewReproductive Endocrinology for the MRCOG and Beyond (2007)

by Adam Balen

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

Google previewExploring Exercise Science (2016)

by CTI Reviews

preparticipation physical & medical history ∙ Clearing of players for Return to play after injury ∙ Work with ATC & SAT's in further development of AT program Amenorrhoea is the absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age.

Google previewEncyclopaedia medica (1899)

Complete or partial amenorrhoea is the rule, menorrhagia is much less common. This suppression of menstruation is of course a curative endeavour. Leucorrhoea is common. The muscular power diminishes, though here there are great ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana (1845)

Or Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... Comprising the Twofoldadvantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Amenorrhoea is a partial or total suppression of the menstrual discharge at the usual periods. Remote Cause. — Amenorrhoea arises, like leucorrhcea, in some women from great delicacy of constitution; in others from the luxurious routine of a ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge ... (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

Amenorrhoea is a partial or total suppression of the menstrual discharge at the usual periods. Remote Cause.—Amenorrhoea arises, like leucorrhoea, in some women from great delicacy of constitution ; in others from the luxurious routine of a ...

Google previewA Guide to Reproduction (1994)

Social Issues and Human Concerns by Irina Pollard

'Amenorrhoea is a clinical term denoting cycles longer than 90 days duration with probable anovulation. The term oligomenorrhoea refers to irregular menstrual cycles of 39–90 days duration. The terms eumenorrhoeic, regular and cyclic are ...

Google previewFeeding Problems and Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents (1992)

by A. Cooper

Until recovery occurs primary amenorrhoea is a feature of the illness, but not recognised as significant until ...

Google previewClinical Gynaecology (2007)

by T. F. Kruger, M. H. Botha

Amenorrhoea is a symptom, not a diagnosis, and it may be a presenting feature in a number of disorders. It is usually due to endocrine ...

Google previewOxford Textbook of Primary Medical Care (2004)

by Roger Jones (Prof.)

Amenorrhoea is a sign for women that 'something' is not working properly. It can therefore be associated with considerable anxiety, altered self-image, and loss of self-esteem. The diagnosis of Turner's syndrome or some other congenital ...

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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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