Definition of Menstrual blood

1. Noun. Flow of blood from the uterus; occurs at roughly monthly intervals during a woman's reproductive years.

Exact synonyms: Menorrhea, Menstrual Flow
Group relationships: Adult Female Body, Woman's Body
Generic synonyms: Blood

Definition of Menstrual blood

1. Noun. menstrual fluid, menses ¹

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Literary usage of Menstrual blood

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"As I have previously stated,4 and hope shortly to prove more fully, menstrual blood does not clot normally, because the fibrinogen and fibrin ferment are ..."

2. Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Swaine Taylor (1856)
"A man might thus wrongly pronounce this secondary stain to be due to the menstrual blood. Even the discovery of epithelial scales and mucus, ..."

3. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Women by Theodore Gaillard Thomas (1891)
"ATRESIA OF THE GENITAL TRACT, AND RETENTION WITHIN IT OF menstrual blood AND OTHER FLUIDS. Definition and Synonyms.—The term "atresia," derived from « ..."

4. The Principles and practice of obstetrics by Gunning S. Bedford (1869)
"The Source of the Menstrual Discharge, and its true mode of escape—Menstrual Blood in tha Uterus and Vagina—Difference between—On what the ..."

5. A Treatise on the science and practice of midwifery by William Smoult Playfair (1889)
"mix with the menstrual blood in its passage through the genital tract. ... The menstrual blood has always a characteristic faint and heavy odor, ..."

6. A Manual of Legal Medicine: For the Use of Practitioners and Students of by Justin Herold (1898)
"Are the stains of venous, arterial, or menstrual blood f According to ... Are the stains of menstrual blood f To the question whether or not blood is ..."

7. Animal Chemistry with Reference to the Physiology and Pathology of Man by Johann Franz Simon (1845)
"The menstrual blood was obtained at a period at which it contained no epithelium scales. It did not coagulate; it contained some vaginal mucus, ..."

8. The Physiologia of Jean Fernel (1567) by Jean Fernel (2003)
"She has accordingly b granted the benefit of menstrual blood, out of a cold and imperfect nature. "~. animals that produce an egg and do not enclose a ..."

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