Definition of perimenopause in English:

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perimenopause

Pronunciation: /ˌperēˈmenəˌpôz/

noun

The period of a woman’s life shortly before the occurrence of the menopause: I treat a lot of women who are going through perimenopause
More example sentences
  • I treat a lot of women who are going through the perimenopause and menopause, and often their complaint is that even if hormonally they're feeling OK, there's a loss of libido.
  • The timing of the fertile window is even less predictable for women with less regular cycles, which includes adolescents and women in their perimenopause.
  • The median onset of the perimenopause is between 45.5 and 47.5 years.

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Syllabification: pe·ri·men·o·pause

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