Menses



[men-seez] /ˈmɛn siz/

noun, (used with a singular or plural verb) Physiology.
1.
the periodic flow of blood and mucosal tissue from the uterus; menstrual flow.
[mens] /mɛns/ British Dialect
noun
1.
propriety; discretion.
verb (used with object), mensed, mensing.
2.
to adorn; bring honor to; grace.
[menz] /mɛnz/
noun, plural men’s.
1.
a range of sizes in even and odd numbers for garments made for .
2.
a garment in this size range.
3.
the department or section of a store where these garments are sold.
/ˈmɛnsiːz/
noun (pl) menses
1.
another name for menstruation
2.
the period of time, usually from three to five days, during which menstruation occurs
3.
the matter discharged during menstruation
n.

“monthly discharge of blood from the uterus,” 1590s, from Latin menses, plural of mensis “month” (see moon (n.)).

menses men·ses (měn’sēz)
n.
The monthly flow of blood and cellular debris from the uterus that begins at puberty and ceases at menopause. Also called emmenia, menstrual period.
menses
(měn’sēz)
See menstruation.

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