amenorrhoea

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Etymology[edit]

Modern Latin, from Ancient Greek privative prefix + μήν ‘month’ + -ροια ‘flowing’ (from ῥέειν ‘to flow’).

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  • IPA(key): /əˌmɛnəˈɹiːə/, /ˌeɪmɛnəˈɹiːə/

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amenorrhoea ‎(usually uncountable, plural amenorrhoeae or amenorrhoeas)

  1. (medicine) Absence of menstrual discharge.

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