Blood and other matter discharged from the uterus at menstruation.
More example sentences
- Girls rarely conceive before the catamenia appear.
- The deficiency of the catamenia in these cases may be looked upon as incurable.
- I am of opinion that, if the general health were perfectly good, the cessation of the catamenia would always be accomplished naturally.
mid 18th century: from Greek, neuter plural form of katamēnios 'monthly', from kata 'down' + mēn 'month': see -ia2.
Definition of catamenia in:
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