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menstruateverb [I]

uk   /ˈmen.stru.eɪt/  us   /ˈmen.stru.eɪt/ formal
When a woman menstruates, blood flows from her uterus for a few days every month.
(Definition of menstruate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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menstruateverb [I]

 us   /ˈmen·struˌeɪt/
to have a flow of blood from the uterus, usually for three to five days every four weeks, in women who are not pregnant
menstrual
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈmen·strəl, -stru·əl/
a menstrual cycle/period
(Definition of menstruate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “menstruate”
in Vietnamese thấy kinh…
in Spanish menstruar…
in Malaysian haid…
in Thai มีประจำเดือน…
in French avoir ses règles…
in German menstruieren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行經,月經來潮…
in Russian менструировать…
in Turkish âdet görmek, aybaşı olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行经,月经来潮…
in Indonesian datang bulan…
in Polish miesiączkować…
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