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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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dagger]) Data for 1989-1999 are unavailable for the comparison area because information on the date of women's last menstrual period was not collected until 2001.
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.
Pill users, who totaled 1,540 women, were grouped according to the time interval between when contraceptive pills were dispensed to them and the estimated date of their last menstrual period (0-30, 31-60 or 61-90 days).
Last menstrual period provides the best estimate of gestation length for women in rural Guatemala.
According to Paul Winchester, MD, Indiana University School of Medicine professor of clinical pediatrics, the lead author of the study, "Elevated concentrations of pesticides and other agrichemicals in surface water during April through July coincided with significantly higher risk of birth defects in live births conceived by women whose last menstrual period began in the same months.
Participants were questioned about awareness of risks to the fetus from X-ray radiation and provided data regarding age, previous pregnancies, certainty of the date of their last menstrual period and contraception.
Likewise, a husband who had sex with his wife after she finished her last menstrual period should wait for her to get and finish her next menstrual period before he could divorce her.
A THE menopause, also called the change of life, is defined as the cessation of menstruation, the end of the last menstrual period.
To be included in the study, women had to be between 15 and 45 years of age on entry into the pregnancy registry, which was defined as the first day of gestational age based on the last menstrual period.
It is important that you tell the radiographer the date of your last menstrual period and whether there is a chance that you may be pregnant.
The date of her last menstrual period is determined, and a medical history taken (previous illnesses and operations, allergies, current treatments).