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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MENSES

When I had taken two bottles it had all left me and menses appeared.

Labor occurs at about the time in which the menses would have appeared.

Get rid of the bad health and the menses will take care of themselves.

By menorrhagia we understand an immoderate flow of the menses.

Mothers should instruct their daughters when the menses are apt to begin, and what their function is.

For these reasons relations during the menses are undesirable.

Speaking generally, relations during the menses should be discouraged.

"Not to see anything" is a common term for having missed the menses.

I know another one who has her menses every fourth Wednesday, about seven in the morning.

Some women never know when they may expect their menses, so irregular they are.

WORD ORIGIN

"monthly discharge of blood from the uterus," 1590s, from Latin menses, plural of mensis "month" (see moon (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MENSES

menstruation

nounmonthly women's state
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