bleeding cycle

bleeding cycle

[′blēd·iŋ ‚sī·kəl]
(mechanical engineering)
A steam cycle in which steam is drawn from the turbine at one or more stages and used to heat the feedwater. Also known as regenerative cycle.
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They have found that with this approach the repeated bleeding cycle into target joints was interrupted.
However, changes from a normal bleeding cycle are the main reason given by 10-30% of users for discontinuation, and as yet there has been little progress in finding a method to treat irregular bleeding.
Menstruation--the monthly bleeding cycle of fertile women--is more than "the curse" or a "period." Ayurveda views menstruation as a cleansing time for a woman's body, which benefits her greatly.
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