Definition of amenorrhoea noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(British English) (North American English amenorrhea) noun
BrE BrE//əˌmenəˈriːə//
; NAmE NAmE//eɪˌmenəˈriːə//
[uncountable] (medical)
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a condition in which an adult woman does not menstruate (= there is no flow of blood from her womb every month) Word Originearly 19th cent.: from a- ‘without’ + menorrhoea.