period

(redirected from menstrual period)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to menstrual period: ovulation

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
References in periodicals archive ?
FSH starts increasing and E2 starts decreasing about two years prior to the final menstrual period, or about a year before bone loss and cardiovascular risk factors rise.
Comparison of ultrasonic measurement of biparietal diameter and last menstrual period as a predictor of day of delivery in women with regular 28 day-cycles.
The overall proportion of women experiencing an adverse birth outcome was higher among pill users than among women in control groups, but rates were highest among those who took the pill in the month prior to their last menstrual period.
Overall, then, within the 24 months surrounding the last menstrual period, we identified approximately a 14-fold increased risk for an episode of depression to occur," said Dr.
A menstrual period was defined as bleeding of at least 3 days' duration preceded by at least 2 days without bleeding.
FAT stands for Female Athlete Triad, a condition referring to a combination of amenorrhea (absence of a menstrual period for three or more months), disordered eating and decreased bone mineral density in athletes; some clinicians define it more broadly as involving general menstrual abnormalities.
In Leviticus 18:19 God forbids a husband from having sex with his wife during her menstrual period.
Two of them deal with homosexual rape; two more in the New Testament use such obscure terms that no one is really sure what is being prohibited; two in the Old Testament Holiness Code clearly prohibit it, but they also prohibit wearing clothes made out of two different fibers and couples sleeping together during a woman's menstrual period.
Researchers gathered information on factors thought to be linked to breast cancer risk - age of first menstrual period, age when the first child was born, how many children they had, and age when menopause began.
Girls can often tell when they are about to have menarche (meNAR-kee), the first menstrual period.
A prospective, pilot study of 33 third-trimester, pregnant, asymptomatic healthy women and 28 healthy women within 15 days of a menstrual period (controls) was conducted.
However, the pain in her neck and ears continued; she felt worse during her menstrual period, a finding commonly seen in women with otosclerosis.