Definition of premenopausal in English:


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


Of or in the period of a woman’s life immediately preceding menopause.
More 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.

Definition of premenopausal in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace