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period

noun age, bout, continuance, course, duration, eon, epoch, era, hitch, interval, juncture, length of time, limited time, point, season, shift, span, spell, stage, stint, stretch, tenure, term, time, time interval, time stretch, tour, while
Associated concepts: period of redemption
See also: age, annum, cycle, date, duration, expiration, life, moratorium, tenure, term, time
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Among the women with a negative pregnancy test, slightly more than half (56%) had been amenorrheic for 7-9 weeks since their last menstrual period at the time of mifepristone administration, according to bimanual exam and patient history.
3) and uncertainty about the timing of the last menstrual period (2.
All-hCG and H-hCG only were measured in 592 normal pregnancy urine samples from 4 to 43 weeks since last menstrual period (Fig.
We used data on the duration of pregnancy at the time of termination for cases in which the date of a woman's last menstrual period was reported.
Studies show that, when a woman takes misoprostol up to 9 weeks since the first day of her last menstrual period, it is 75-90 percent effective in ending the pregnancy completely within 2 weeks.
Almost 85 percent of girls who reported missing school during their last menstrual period said the primary reason was one or more of the following: heavy bleeding, cramps, or diarrhea.
Ultrasound instead of last menstrual period as the basis of gestational age assignment.
On average, your baby is born 40 weeks after the last menstrual period, but it varies so much that only four in 100 babies are born on their exact due date.
After six years, the risk of an autistic disorder was 40 percent lower in the children of women who took folic acid around the time they became pregnant (from four weeks before to eight weeks after their last menstrual period began) than in the children of those who did not.
The average pregnancy is 266 days long measured from conception, or 280 days measured from the first day of your last menstrual period (LMP).
She noted that the first page of the report listed the client's age as 23, her last menstrual period as Jan.
By counting back from the last menstrual period, the researchers targeted a 10-day window in which each woman would likely ovulate.