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menstruum meaning and definition

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Definition of menstruum (noun)

  1. (archaic) a solvent
  2. the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause
    • "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle
    • synonyms: catamenia, flow, menses, menstruation, period
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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