premenopausal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ menopausal

Adjective[edit]

premenopausal ‎(not comparable)

  1. (medicine) Having not yet undergone menopause
    • 2007 April 24, Nicholas Bakalar, “Breast Cancer Not Linked to Abortion, Study Says”[1], New York Times:
      The women were 29 to 46 years old at the beginning of the study in 1993, and 93 percent were premenopausal.