Definition of menopause noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

menopause

noun
/ˈmɛnəˌpɔz/
 
[uncountable] (also informal the change of life, the change) [singular]
 
the time during which a woman gradually stops menstruating, usually at around the age of 50
to reach menopauseWomen experience many emotional and physical changes during menopause.My husband says he's going through male menopause! menopausal
/ˌmɛnəˈpɔzl/
 
adjectivemenopausal women/symptoms