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menses

1. another name for menstruation
2. the period of time, usually from three to five days, during which menstruation occurs
3. the matter discharged during menstruation

menses

[′men‚sēz]
(physiology)
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The first postpartum menses among exclusive breastfeeders came at a median of 185 days vs.
Irregular menses, with prolonged periods between cycles.
In urban Africa, the somewhat lower durations of both breast-feeding and exclusive breast-feeding mean that women's menses return earlier.
It will have a direct impact on the number of children we can help, said Mr Menses.
I hear that they have no effect on the woman's menses cycle, but does the Sharee'ah (Islamic Legislation) permit its usage?
Menses are brief, often only lasting for one day, but are profuse or scanty and are often accompanied by light-headedness.
In the oral study, all doses were well tolerated and reliable cessation of menses was induced at doses as low as 3 mg.
In all his other discussions on the topic, Aristotle argues that the only fluid women contribute to conception is menses (katamenia), and though he sometimes refers to menses with the terms he uses for male semen (gone and sperma), he is insistent that unlike male semen, menses cannot carry 'form' or eidos.
Frequently, such symptoms occur at the time of menses (8).
Recent studies propose that exclusive breast feeding and subsequent suppression of menses may decrease the postpartum relapse rate, lending further evidence of the potential beneficial effect of reproductive hormones.
Pregnancy tests were conducted 5-7 days after the expected onset of next menses, and women with delayed menses were tested for up to 60 days after treatment; pregnancies judged to have predated the use of emergency contraception were excluded.
Clearly, adolescent heavy menses was nothing new to my gynecologist, because she immediately suggested that I start taking oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) to control the bleeding and to give me some relief.