(in Britain) a hospital bed whose occupant receives free treatment but pays for nonmedical advantages, such as privacy Also called (informal) pay bed
- Amenorrhea-galactorrhea syndrome
amenorrhea-galactorrhea syndrome amenorrhea-galactorrhea syndrome n. Lactation and amenorrhea resulting from endocrinological causes or from a pituitary tumor.
absence of the menses. Historical Examples According to the claims in the circular quoted above, it is useful both in amenorrhea and in menorrhagia. The Propaganda for Reform in Proprietary Medicines, Vol. 1 of 2 Various The amenorrhea from exhaustive diseases will usually correct itself with, or soon after, the establishment of convalescence. The Eugenic […]
absence of the menses. Historical Examples Opposed to amenorrhoea is menorrhagia, or an excessive menstrual flow. Essays In Pastoral Medicine Austin Malley amenorrhoea is an absence of menstruation in conditions other than pregnancy or lactation. Essays In Pastoral Medicine Austin Malley noun abnormal absence of menstruation n. 1804, Modern Latin, from Greek privative prefix a- […]
absence of the menses. n. 1804, Modern Latin, from Greek privative prefix a- “not” (see a- (3)) + men “month” (see moon (n.)) + rhein “to flow” (see rheum). Related: amenorrheal. amenorrhea a·men·or·rhe·a or a·men·or·rhoe·a (ā-měn’ə-rē’ə) n. Abnormal suppression or absence of menstruation. Also called menostasis. a·men’or·rhe’al adj. a·men’or·rhe’ic adj. amenorrhea (ā-měn’ə-rē’ə) The absence of […]