absence of the menses.
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)
Abnormal suppression or absence of menstruation. Also called menostasis.
The absence of menstruation in a woman between puberty and menopause. Some causes include pregnancy, decreased body weight, endocrine and other medical disorders, and certain medications.
it is so; so be it (used after a prayer, creed, or other formal statement to express solemn ratification or agreement). verily; truly. an utterance of the interjection “amen.”. a musical setting for such an utterance. an expression of concurrence or assent: The committee gave its amen to the proposal. a primeval deity worshiped especially […]
a relationship between two species of organisms in which the individuals of one species adversely affect those of the other and are unaffected themselves. amensalism (ā-měn’sə-lĭz’əm) A symbiotic relationship in which one organism is harmed or inhibited and the other is unaffected. Examples of amensalism include the shading out of one plant by a taller […]
. a person who has amentia. Historical Examples And when thou readest the second formula, if it be that thou art in ament thou takest thy form of earth again. Library of the World’s Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 13 Various I got one suit and took the rest out in ament’s old garments, […]
consisting of an . bearing . Historical Examples Instances of this kind may be met with in willows, hazels, alders, and other amentaceous plants. Vegetable Teratology Maxwell T. Masters