menarche

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menarche

[mə′när·kē]
(physiology)
The onset of menstruation.
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7 years for the early menarchal girls (range, 10-16 years).
Interactive effects of menarchal status and dating on dieting and disordered eating among adolescent girls.
Rollene N, Nunn M, Wilson T: Recurrent Ovarian Torsion in a Pre menarchal Adolescent Girl: Contemporary Surgical Management: J Obstetric Gynecology 2009 Aug 114(2 PT 2): 422-4.