eumenorrhea

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Etymology[edit]

eu- +‎ menorrhea

Noun[edit]

eumenorrhea (uncountable)

  1. Normal or regular menstruation.
    • 1998, Emily M. Haymes & Priscilla M. Clarkson, "Minerals and Trace Minerals", in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise (eds. Jacqueline R. Berning & Suzanne Nelson Steen), Aspen Publishers (1998), →ISBN, page 80:
      Runners with amenorrhea experience more running-related injuries than runners with eumenorrhea, and an increased incidence of stress fractures.
    • 2010, Marc A. Fritz & Leon Speroff, Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinology and Infertility, Wolters Kluwer Health (2010), →ISBN, page 514:
      The prevalence of eumenorrhea among women with PCOS is significantly increased if the Rotterdam diagnostic criteria are applied, because hirsute eumenorrheic women with polycystic ovaries are included.
    • 2013, Anne B. Loucks, "Menstruation Function and Dysfunction in the Female Athlete", in Nutrition and the Female Athlete: From Research to Practice (ed. Katherine A. Beals), CRC Press (2013), →ISBN, page 208:
      In eumenorrhea, menstrual cycles occur at intervals of 25 to 35 days.

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