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Historical Examples

Three years ago, catamenia lasted only five days, but latterly it extended to seven.
Every Man his own Doctor R. T. Claridge

It is also called the catamenia or catamenia-flow (Greek, kata—by, men—a month).
Woman William J. Robinson

Menstruous is, ‘having the catamenia;'( 79 ) and this last word is wanting, a frequent mode of definition in this book.
Deformities of Samuel Johnson, Selected from his Works Anonymous

catamenia became regular, appetite good, and patient could walk without assistance.
Every Man his own Doctor R. T. Claridge

But her catamenia not appearing at the next period, gave rise to a fear that she had not escaped!
Fruits of Philosophy Charles Knowlton

The correspondence of the periods of the catamenia with those of the moon was treated of in Sect.
Zoonomia, Vol. II Erasmus Darwin

Perhaps the venous hmorrhages obey the lunar periods, as the catamenia, and hmorrhoids.
Zoonomia, Vol. I Erasmus Darwin

The drug often has a marked aphrodisiac action, producing priapism, or in the female sex the onset of the catamenia or abortion.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2 Various

He says also that the catamenia generally appears about the time they are expected, or later, and very seldom earlier.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various

plural noun
(physiol) another word for menses


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