Definition of metrorrhagia in English:

metrorrhagia

Line breaks: me¦tror|rha¦gia
Pronunciation: /ˌmiːtrəˈreɪdʒɪə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Abnormal bleeding from the womb.
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    • Potential causes for excessive uterine bleeding during menstruation or metrorrhagia (ie, intermenstrual bleeding) may include hyperplasia or adenocarcinoma.
    • They are used for perspiration caused by weakness, chronic cough, chronic diarrhea, spermatorrhea, enuresis, frequent urination, chronic leucorrhea, metrorrhagia, etc.
    • The patient's past medical history was significant for metrorrhagia in 1998.

Origin

mid 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek mētra 'womb' + -rrhag-, stem of rhēgnunai 'to burst'.

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