What is Amenorrhea?

Amenorrhea meaning Absence or cessation of menstrual periods.Amenorrhea, primary – from the beginning and lifelong; menstruation never begins at puberty.Amenorrhea, secondary – due to some physical cause and usually of later onset; a condition in which menstrual periods which were at one time normal and regular become increasing abnormal and irregular or absent.


reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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