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metrorrhagia

Syllabification: me·tror·rha·gi·a
Pronunciation: /ˌmētrəˈrāj(ē)ə, ˌmetrə-
 
/

Definition of metrorrhagia in English:

noun

Abnormal bleeding from the uterus.
Example sentences
  • 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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