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premenopausal Syllabification: pre·men·o·pau·sal
Pronunciation: /ˌprēˌmenəˈpôzəl/

Definition of premenopausal in English:


Of or in the period of a woman’s life immediately preceding menopause.
Example sentences
  • A lower proportion of highly stressed women than less stressed women were premenopausal and used oral contraceptives.
  • If you're premenopausal, this will cause premature menopause.
  • Cysts are a common cause of palpable breast masses in premenopausal women older than 40 years.
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