It is also called the catamenia or catamenia-flow (Greek, kata—by, men—a month).
Menstruous is, 'having the catamenia;'( 79 ) and this last word is wanting, a frequent mode of definition in this book.
Perhaps the venous hmorrhages obey the lunar periods, as the catamenia, and hmorrhoids.
Three years ago, catamenia lasted only five days, but latterly it extended to seven.
Catamenia became regular, appetite good, and patient could walk without assistance.
But her catamenia not appearing at the next period, gave rise to a fear that she had not escaped!
The drug often has a marked aphrodisiac action, producing priapism, or in the female sex the onset of the catamenia or abortion.
The correspondence of the periods of the catamenia with those of the moon was treated of in Sect.
He says also that the catamenia generally appears about the time they are expected, or later, and very seldom earlier.