Definition of Menstrual flow

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

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

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Literary usage of Menstrual flow

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1. A Treatise on Human Physiology by John Call Dalton (1882)
"Lastly, there are exceptional cases in which fertility exists without a menstrual flow, and menstruation without ovulation. If we regard the rupture of an ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"The question naturally presents itself, Why is not the usual curet- tage for sterility, etc., followed by prolonged bleeding simulating the menstrual flow? ..."

3. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"The irritant cathartics produce a more violent intestinal congestion, which extends also to the pelvic organs, and thus increases the menstrual flow. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1868)
"As to the source of the menstrual flow, Professor Thomas attributes it entirely to the mucous membrane of the uterus, and such is the almost universal ..."

5. The Principles and Practice of Gynaecology by Thomas Addis Emmet (1880)
"CHAPTER X. ABNORMAL CHANGES IN THE menstrual flow. ... and termed amenorrhoea, there exists no obstruction to the escape of the menstrual flow. ..."

6. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1916)
"Here we might also mention two other features we occasionally noticed in connection with the menstrual flow: One of them is the increase of the menstrual ..."

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