Metrorrhagia
Metrorrhagia Met`ror*rha"gi*a, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? womb + ? to break.] (Med.) Profuse bleeding from the womb, esp. such as does not occur at the menstrual period. [1913 Webster]

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  • Metrorrhagia — Classification and external resources ICD 10 N92.1, N92.4 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • metrorrhagia — [mē΄trə rā′jē ə, me΄trərā′jē ə] n. [ModL: see METRO 2 & RRHAGIA] nonmenstrual bleeding from the uterus …   English World dictionary

  • metrorrhagia — noun Etymology: New Latin, from metro womb (from Greek mētra, from mētr , mētēr mother) + rrhagia more at mother Date: 1879 irregular uterine bleeding especially between menstrual periods …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • metrorrhagia — metrorrhagic /mee treuh raj ik, me /, adj. /mee treuh ray jee euh, jeuh, me /, n. Pathol. nonmenstrual discharge of blood from the uterus; uterine hemorrhage. [1770 80; < NL; see METRO 2, RRHAGIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • metrorrhagia — noun uterine bleeding, other than the menses …   Wiktionary

  • metrorrhagia — Any irregular, acyclic bleeding from the uterus between periods. [metro + G. rhegnymi, to burst forth] * * * me·tror·rha·gia .mē trə rā j(ē )ə, rā zhə; räj ə, räzh n irregular uterine bleeding esp. between menstrual periods compare MENORRHAGIA… …   Medical dictionary

  • metrorrhagia — mɪɪtrÉ™ reɪdʒɪə n. uterine bleeding (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • metrorrhagia — [ˌmi:trə reɪdʒɪə] noun abnormal bleeding from the womb. Origin C19: mod. L., from Gk mētra womb + rrhag , stem of rhēgnunai to burst …   English new terms dictionary

  • metrorrhagia — metror·rha·gia …   English syllables

  • metrorrhagia — me•tror•rha•gi•a [[t]ˌmi trəˈreɪ dʒi ə, dʒə, ˌmɛ [/t]] n. pat nonmenstrual discharge of blood from the uterus; uterine hemorrhage • Etymology: 1770–80 …   From formal English to slang

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