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Synonyms for menstruation
ˌmɛn struˈeɪ ʃən, -ˈstreɪ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. menstruation, menses, menstruum, catamenia, period, flow(noun)

    the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

    "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle

    Synonyms:
    menstruum, flow rate, current, flowing, menses, period of time, full point, stream, full stop, catamenia, time period, stop, period, flow, point, geological period, rate of flow

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. menstruation

    Synonyms:
    Menorrhoea Slang terms include Aunt Flo, Aunt Flow, blood bath, bitch time, bitch cycle, bleeding, bleeding gash, Bloody Mary, bloody Sunday, blooming your flowers, blowing blood, Butch, the captain is at home, catamenia, Charlie Brown, corked, the cramps, crimson tide, the curse, D-day, the day, the drips, drop an egg, enemy, falling off the roof, female thing, flood, flow, flying the red flag, Fred is here, my friend, my little friend is here, with friend, friendly Bill, furry red mouse, George, god send, good time to dive, granny, having the painters in, I have a headache, hell time, hit by a Mack truck, being hit, indisposed, ladies day, little red friend, little red mice, I'm having my monthlies, mamma's coming, Martha, Mertal, monthlies, Mr. Monthly, monthly bill, monthly sickness, Mother Nature visits, MS-ing, ninnies, no gym this week, note from my mother, oh shit!, on the rag, OTR, one-eyed red monster, otter, out of order, out of commission, occupied, on the plug, otter, over the rainbow, party time, period, 'riod, the plague, I'm percolating, plugged, rag, red headed from Illinois, red baron, red dollar day, red headed cousin's come to visit, red river valley, red sea, red tide, red wings-Hell's Angels, riding the pony, riding the cotton, riding the red, riding the red rocket, riding the white pony, riding the white horse, raw-or wet burger, river, running with the red dog, in the saddle, slime, star, started, sticked, stick-shift your Volvo, Susie Red, strawberry shortcake, "that time", three guesses, time of the month, time to plug it up, Tom, Ursula, visitor, on the white cotton horse, VBF, visit from my sister

How to pronounce menstruation?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#328current
#438point
#766period
#1038stop
#1767flow
#2094stream
#11248flowing
#36625menstruation
#81174menses

How to use menstruation in a sentence?

  1. Jacqueline Maybin:

    A specific underlying cause of irregular menstruation may increase the risk of premature death, rather than the irregular bleeding, per se. We already know that women with polycystic ovarian syndrome( PCOS), a leading cause of irregular periods, have an increased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer of the womb. It is important that women with PCOS speak to their doctor to reduce these risks.

  2. Sharra Vostral:

    'Medical Considerations of WASPS' determined that menstruation was 'not a handicap to flying and there was no relationship to accidents,' some of the reports from the physician came back, tongue-in-cheek, saying this was the most interesting group of women he'd ever encountered because they weren't having their periods.

  3. Laxmi Bogati:

    She was excited about the next day as her menstruation would end, poor child closed her eyes forever.

  4. Nobuyoshi Yoshida:

    Men don't get how harsh menstruation can be for some women, this was easy to understand.

  5. Mutinta Handondo:

    By the time the girl finishes her menstruation you just hear that she's married, we are having a lot of problems because of that.


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