Definition of Menstrual phase

1. Noun. The phase of the menstrual cycle during which the lining of the uterus is shed (the first day of menstrual flow is considered day 1 of the menstrual cycle).

Group relationships: Menstrual Cycle
Generic synonyms: Phase, Stage

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Literary usage of Menstrual phase

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1. Gynæcology for Students & Practitioners by Thomas Watts Eden (1920)
"The menstrual cycle may be studied in four phases : (l) the premenstrual phase ; (2) the menstrual phase ; (3) the post-menstrual phase, ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1920)
"The picture resembled greatly an exaggeration of the normal pre-menstrual phase in the menstrual cycle. While such an analogy was striking in appearance, ..."

3. Mineral Requirements for Military Personnel: Levels Needed for Cognitive And by Food and Nutrition Board, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (2006)
"The National Institutes of Mental Health uses a criterion of a 30-percent change in mean symptoms from the luteal phase to post- menstrual phase for ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"... diagnosticate chronic interstitial endo- metritis in 70 cases which were divided into classes according to the menstrual phase to which they belonged. ..."

5. Medical gynecology by Samuel Wyllis Bandler (1914)
"Many girls enter into the menstrual phase, irregularly or regularly, with few, if any, constitutional annoyances. Some go on in this placid way during a ..."

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